National Electrical Installation Standards

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Question:

Are hospital grade receptacles required in exam rooms of clinics?

no exceptions

Terry

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Answer:

Hey Terry thanks for your question. No. Hospital grade receptacles are required at patient bed locations as stated in 517.18(B) and 517.19(B)(2) and in operating rooms as stated in 517.19(C)(2). Patient Bed Location is defined in 517.2 and a clinic exam room is not included.

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