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#85984 - 08/25/03 05:55 AM gfci open neutral protection
Yoopersup Offline

Registered: 03/04/03
Posts: 826
Loc: Michigan
Can anyone tell me if all GFCI's have open neutral protection. I have a call into UL but haven:t heard back from them as of yet.Also is this type of GFCI required on all construction sites. I know it is Not a code requirement (open neutral protection on gfci) but I think its a OSHA requirement.

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#85985 - 08/25/03 06:16 AM Re: gfci open neutral protection
JBD Offline

Registered: 07/12/01
Posts: 599
Loc: WI, USA
No, all GFCI receptacles do not have the open neutral protection circuit required by OSHA for extension cords on construction.

#85986 - 08/25/03 06:55 AM Re: gfci open neutral protection
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Registered: 03/04/03
Posts: 826
Loc: Michigan
I;m being told its also required on temp. power panels as well as cords. Trying to get an answer on this.Not all use gfci cords some install gfci breakers in Temp. Pwr. pnls.

#85987 - 08/25/03 03:00 PM Re: gfci open neutral protection
Tom Offline

Registered: 01/01/01
Posts: 1069
Loc: Shinnston, WV USA
As far as I know, the open neutral protection is only required on portable GFI devices.
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