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#182004 - 11/14/08 09:02 PM Temporary Power Pole Question
davemica Offline

Registered: 10/26/05
Posts: 12
Loc: florida
Does the NEC require a 20A-240V receptacle (for an air compressor) to be protected by a gfi on a temporary power pole.

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#182007 - 11/15/08 08:58 AM Re: Temporary Power Pole Question [Re: davemica]
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Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
See 590.6 (A) Temporary Installations

"Receptacle Outlets. All 125-volt, single-phase, 15-,20-, and 30-ampere receptacle outlets that are not a part of the permanent wiring of the building or structure and that are in use by personnel shall have ground-fault circuit interrupter protection for personnel."

240 volt receptacles are exempt

#182013 - 11/15/08 06:19 PM Re: Temporary Power Pole Question [Re: electure]
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If you don't provide GFCI protection you must have a Assured Equipment Grounding Conductor Program.
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