Moving Violations No. 303: Coupling and Connector Compliance

Jan. 18, 2024
Russ looks at some set-screw couplings and set-screw connectors that are in violation of Sec. 358.42.

In this video, Russ looks at some set-screw couplings and set-screw connectors that are in violation of Sec. 358.42. This requirement states that EMT couplings and connectors installed in wet locations must comply with Sec. 314.15. Since the set-screw connectors and couplings shown here are not listed for use in wet locations, this installation violates that Code requirement.

About the Author

Russ LeBlanc | Owner

Russ started in the electrical trade as an apprentice in 1985. He worked his way up to become a Journeyman Electrician and then eventually became a Master Electrician and Licensed Construction Supervisor. In 1999 Russ become an Electrical Instructor for The Peterson School of Engineering in Massachusetts where he developed his passion for teaching, and quickly became Department Head of Electrical Instruction. Russ has taught thousands of apprentices, electricians, engineers, inspectors, and other electrical professionals during his career as an instructor. He continues to provide electrical professionals with Electrical Code seminars, Arc-Flash Awareness training seminars and educational material through his LeBlanc Consulting Services in North Reading, MA whose specialty is educating electricians. He has been an active member of the NFPA Electrical Section and has authored hundreds of National Electrical Code proposals and comments which have become Code rules to improve the safety for the electrical industry. Russ is also an IAEI certified Electrical Inspector.

Please visit www.russleblanc.net for more information.

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