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NEC 210.60(B) requires guards for receptacles athat are behind beds. This is pretty common for dorm rooms. does anyone make a "guard" that can be used in this case?

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You should be able to find a t'stst guard at WW Grainger, McMaster Carr, or a good HVAC supply house.



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Sorry the title is incorrect. It should be receptacles (not thermostats).

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OK. I have not seen any receptacle 'guards' in any of the hotels I have inspected.







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A google search was unsuccessful.

If you're in a pinch....how about a 'bubble cover' (Weatherproof while in use) RACO used to make a real nice cast aluminum one.

Other suggestion would be to move/eliminate the receptacle.


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Originally Posted by HotLine1
A google search was unsuccessful.

If you're in a pinch....how about a 'bubble cover' (Weatherproof while in use) RACO used to make a real nice cast aluminum one.

Other suggestion would be to move/eliminate the receptacle.


Found this one on Google:

http://www.deltapoint.ca/index.php/industrial/dp6200-receptacle-guard

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mbhydro:

That's a beautiful thing!!


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Instead why don't you "locate them conveniently...." like 210.60(B) says


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