Correction:

The Forensic Casebook article, The Case of the Conduit That Wasn't Continuous, (September 2005) incorrectly stated that conduit is not permitted to be used as an equipment-grounding conductor. The NEC does allow continuous electrical metallic tubing (EMT) to serve as an equipment-grounding conductor. In addition, the so-called screw in hook is actually an approved conduit drive strap, which you initially

The Forensic Casebook article, “The Case of the Conduit That Wasn't Continuous,” (September 2005) incorrectly stated that conduit is not permitted to be used as an equipment-grounding conductor. The NEC does allow continuous electrical metallic tubing (EMT) to serve as an equipment-grounding conductor. In addition, the so-called “screw in hook” is actually an approved conduit drive strap, which you initially drive in place with a hammer. EC&M regrets the error.

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