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Thread: Nec 517.10

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2010

    Nec 517.10

    Does part II of article 517 apply to medical exam rooms in Doctors' Clinic/Offices, and therefore, all receptacles have to be "hospital grade"?
    Thank you.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    HG receptacles only have to used in Patient Bed Locations, and yes part II does apply to exam rooms in doctors offices and clinics.

    517.10 Applicability.

    (A) Applicability. Part II shall apply to patient care areas of all health care facilities.

    (B) Not Covered. Part II shall not apply to the following:

    (1) Business offices, corridors, waiting rooms, and the like in clinics, medical and dental offices, and outpatient facilities

    (2) Areas of nursing homes and limited care facilities wired in accordance with Chapters 1 through 4 of this Code where these areas are used exclusively as patient sleeping rooms

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