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#200327 - 03/28/11 09:48 PM Property Maintenance  
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Found this responding to a tenant complaint in building.

Fire Prevention followed me, they wrote nine (9) violations.

Interesting that a building that has done no electrical work...has yellow #12 NM


Last edited by HotLine1; 03/28/11 09:50 PM.

John

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#200351 - 03/29/11 03:39 AM Re: Property Maintenance [Re: HotLine1]  
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I like it now that romex has a date of manufacture on it now also smile


#200352 - 03/29/11 06:13 AM Re: Property Maintenance [Re: HotLine1]  
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handymen don't actually do any "work"


#200355 - 03/29/11 08:52 AM Re: Property Maintenance [Re: crselectric]  
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looks mighty familiar HotOne

but how do we know that the new RX was simply a service call to replace a bad wire by a bona fide sparky there?

~S~



#200358 - 03/29/11 09:29 AM Re: Property Maintenance [Re: HotLine1]  
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~s~:
Based on what I saw...the last 'bonafide sparky' there was the crew that wired the structure way back when!



John

#200376 - 03/29/11 07:47 PM Re: Property Maintenance [Re: HotLine1]  
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As is often the case Hotone

that said, other than working clearance, and a missing panel cover, can you tell us what violations were found?

~S~


#200396 - 03/30/11 10:23 AM Re: Property Maintenance [Re: HotLine1]  
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~s~:
Synopsis of issues:
Missing/broken smoke & heat detectors.
Defective fire extinguisher.
The obvious panel clearance & open wiring
Missing covers on various j-boxes
Housekeeping issues; trash, waste debris
Inproper Flamable storage.
Blocked egress
Damaged sheetrock (wall/ceiling)



John

#200398 - 03/30/11 08:08 PM Re: Property Maintenance [Re: HotLine1]  
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Doug:
Just an FYI, I couldn't get close enough to the open panel to look for the date stamp. Yes, that's handy to have a 'date'.



John

#200400 - 03/30/11 09:55 PM Re: Property Maintenance [Re: HotLine1]  
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point taken

i sign & date all my installs

i also collect old code books, due to the term existing being predicated on a compliant install at the time

~S~


#200402 - 03/30/11 10:31 PM Re: Property Maintenance [Re: HotLine1]  
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~s~:
I also have a collection of NECs, they sure come in handy on some 'old' jobs.



John

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