Code Q&A: GFCI Protection for Personnel

NEC guidelines for GFCI protection in dwelling units

Q. Is GFCI protection required for locations that may be either hard wired or receptacle connected in dwellings?

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A. GFCI protection is required for outlets supplying boat hoists [210.8(C)] at dwelling unit locations and outlets supplying dishwashers [210.8(D)] in dwelling unit locations. See the definition of “Outlet” in Art. 100. This ensures GFCI protection regardless of whether the boat hoist and dishwasher is co

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