ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
Recent Posts
VFD MotorFeeders
by Yoopersup. 10/22/17 07:52 PM
Generator Cable Sizing
by brsele. 10/18/17 07:39 PM
What do you do?
by gfretwell. 10/17/17 01:08 AM
Good ol' copper pipe in the fuse holder trick
by HotLine1. 10/16/17 07:16 PM
Another generator question
by HotLine1. 10/16/17 07:02 PM
New in the Gallery:
Gallery Test
Popular Topics(Views)
241,452 Are you busy
177,435 Re: Forum
169,017 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 59 guests, and 16 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#101956 - 03/26/04 08:27 PM nikita  
frank  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 376
windsor ontario canada
Hospital grade switches have ground screw.I've told been told that since the screws ground the device it's not required?I told them if it's there use it but they want the rule#.


Tools for Electricians:

#101957 - 03/26/04 10:50 PM Re: nikita  
crash  Offline
Member
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 147
Calgary Canada
I think that 24-104(2) might be it. "...permanently connected equipment shall be bonded to ground by copper...conductors..."

[This message has been edited by crash (edited 03-26-2004).]

[This message has been edited by crash (edited 03-26-2004).]


#101958 - 03/27/04 04:26 PM Re: nikita  
Tony Moscioni  Offline
Moderator
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 144
CANADA
Frank,

Although, it's a good suggestion, there is no requirement in the Ontario Electrical Safety Code, or the CSA/Z32-99 "Electrical Safety and Essential Electrical Systems in Health Care Facilities", to have the switch bonded to ground.

Tony Moscioni
Electrical Inspector
Electrical Safety Authority



Member Spotlight
Niko
Niko
Campbell, CA
Posts: 356
Joined: August 2006
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

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

 

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.011s Queries: 14 (0.002s) Memory: 0.7504 MB (Peak: 0.8723 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-10-23 02:17:20 UTC