ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
Welded Copper Connections
by gfretwell. 04/19/19 04:46 PM
Norwegian power?
by dsk. 04/19/19 10:29 AM
Israel
by annemarie1. 04/18/19 02:35 PM
Water heater calculationsSo when I count calculati
by watersparkfalls. 04/13/19 12:43 PM
Health Canada Electric Construction heaters recall
by dougwells. 04/12/19 01:22 AM
New in the Gallery:
What is this for?
Plug terminals
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 8 guests, and 5 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Liability this is scary #93093
05/02/05 09:18 AM
05/02/05 09:18 AM
R
Reel-Break  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 178
nc
Talked to a freind the other day he installed some lighting and removed the white stickers on the base 60 watt max well some how they put in a larger bulbs and fried the wiring homeowner says his fault because he removed the labels. Hell doesn`t everyone.I finished a house yesterday and the outside fixtures had big white sticker on the glass 60 max of coarse I installed a 60 and removed the ugly sticker.

2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides
Re: Liability this is scary #93094
05/02/05 09:40 AM
05/02/05 09:40 AM
R
Roger  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,716
N.C.
Reel-Break, manufacturers safety warnings and instructions must remain on the equipment. Your friend (and yourself) may have just learned an expensive lesson.

If the homeowner removes these stickers so be it.

Roger

Re: Liability this is scary #93095
05/02/05 07:59 PM
05/02/05 07:59 PM
E
e57  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 2,876
S.F.,CA USA
I get asked to remove them from time to time and wont do it. Because they also want you to remove the sticky goo too. Damaged a frosted glass fixture like that once, won't do it again.

I have also been known to put new ones on when the old one aren't legible, or missing. Any excuse to pull out a label maker really. But I'll go out on service calls for cans and find over-lamped trims where the owner couldn't figure out which trim they had and lamp to use, and out comes the label maker.


Mark Heller
"Well - I oughta....." -Jackie Gleason

Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
Alan Belson
Alan Belson
Mayenne N. France
Posts: 1,803
Joined: March 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Popular Topics(Views)
254,486 Are you busy
190,726 Re: Forum
180,449 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.020s Queries: 14 (0.004s) Memory: 0.9511 MB (Peak: 1.0770 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2019-04-20 18:45:59 UTC