The 10 Craziest Code Violations of 2019

Jan. 9, 2020
Presenting the most bizarre electrical installation mishaps of last year that violated the NEC.

Since EC&M readers continue to rank the National Electrical Code (NEC) as the No. 1 most-important topic we cover, it's not surprising that the "10 Craziest Code Violations of 2018" was our most well-read photo gallery of last year. Back by popular demand, here are the most extraordinary Code violations uncovered by our NEC Consultant Russ LeBlanc in 2019. Following are our picks for the absolute craziest Code catastrophes photos of last year that violated the NEC. Shoddy electrical installers beware: If you’re behind an electrical installation gone wrong like those featured here, there’s a good chance your handy work may turn up in the pages of EC&M or on our website someday soon. Note: All references are based on the 2017 edition of the NEC.

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