Oregon 2017 NEC Changes: Hazardous Locations and Special Occupancies
Lesson 1: 2017 NEC Changes: Hazardous Locations (RV-11112)Chapter 5 of the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) contains requirements for special occupancies. In this online interactive course, we will review several changes that were made in Articles 500 through 516 for hazardous locations. Notable changes include the relocation of fourteen definitions to Article 100, a surprising new allowance for wiring methods in Class I locations, underground wiring changes for commercial garages and fuel dispensing locations, and new fuel storage classification requirements
Lesson 2: 2017 NEC Changes: Special Occupancies (RV-11113)
The National Electrical Code (NEC) standards govern the installation of electrical wiring and equipment. Incorrect wiring procedures could result in loss of life and property. Keeping up with the latest changes to the NEC is critical to ensuring safe electrical wiring practices. Chapter 5 of the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) contains the requirements for special occupancies. This interactive online course will teach you about several changes that were made in the articles for special occupancies, including health care facilities and RV parks as well as marinas and boatyards. Notable changes include, new allowable wiring methods and equipment for health care facilities, revised receptacle requirements at RV parks, and more restrictive ground fault protection and signage requirements at marinas and boatyards.
- Describe the changes to class one, division two wiring methods
- Know the requirements for cable seals at class one locations
- Discuss how the code handles area classification in commercial garages
- Describe the changes for underground wiring for both fuel dispensing facilities and commercial garages
- Explain the rules for emergency disconnect at fuel dispensary facilities
- Describe the changes to definitions in 517
- Identify the changes to wiring methods and equipment in health care facilities
- Discuss the updated requirements for receptacles at RV parks, as well as the changes to their load calculations
- Explain the new requirements for ground fault protection at marinas and boatyards, and describe why signage is now required
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He has been involved in writing and editing over 25 books on the National Electrical Code, and has taught the subject in multiple states and for multiple colleges and universities. He is self-employed as an NEC® consultant and inspector.