Electrical failures or malfunctions are the second leading cause of home fires in the US, resulting in hundreds of fatalities, more than a thousand injuries, and over a billion dollars in property damage each year. NFPA 73, Standard for Electrical Inspections for Existing Dwellings, provides inspection and testing procedures and practices for identifying electrical fire and shock risks in one- and two-family homes, multifamily dwellings with three or more units, mobile homes, and manufactured homes.
The standard covers areas requiring investigation, examination, or inspection, ranging from incorrect conductor insulation temperature for wiring of luminaries to the inappropriate use of conductors or cables.
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Inspectors, managers, and homeowners use NFPA 73 to verify the safety of electrical systems and determine compliance objectives prior to the sale of existing dwellings or during and after renovations. The standard features updated extracts to NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code®, 2017 edition, and new inspection items that include the improper replacement of receptacles and the improper use of extension cords to suspend lights and fans.
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