Code Q&A: Working Space Requirements

Electrical room storage rules

Q. Does the Code allow an electrical room to be used for storage?

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A. The working space required by Sec. 110.26(B) must be clear at all times. Therefore, this space isn’t permitted for storage. Signaling and communications equipment aren’t permitted to be installed in a manner that encroaches on the working space of the electrical equipment.

When normally enclosed live parts are exposed for inspection or se

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