Stumped by the Code? Wiring Methods for Patient Care Areas

Stumped by the Code? Wiring Methods for Patient Care Areas

Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered

All questions and answers are based on the 2011 NEC.

 

Q. What are the rules regarding grounding receptacles, lights, and equipment in wiring methods for patient care areas?

A. Wiring in patient care areas must comply with the requirements of 517.13(A) and (B).

Note: Patient care areas include patient rooms as well as examining rooms, therapy areas, treatment rooms, and some patient corridors. They don’t

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