Locations Requiring Tamper-Resistant Receptacles

Nonlocking type 15A and 20A, 125V receptacles in _____ must be listed as tamper resistant.

a) restaurants
b) guest rooms and guest suites of hotels and motels
c) office buildings
d) b and c

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: b) guest rooms and guest suites of hotels and motels

Article 406 covers the rating, type and installation of receptacles, cord connectors and attachment plugs. As noted in Sec. 406.12(B), "All nonlocking-type 125V, 15A and 20A receptacles located in guest rooms and guest suites of hotels and motels shall be tamper-resistant receptacles."

 

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