Wash. Admin. Code § 296-46B-406 - Receptacles, cord connectors, and attachment plugs

011 Tamper resistant receptacles in dwelling units.

NEC 406.11 is amended to read: In all areas specified in 210.52, all nonlocking-type 125-volt, 15- and 20-ampere receptacles must be listed tamper-resistant receptacles.


Receptacles in the following locations will not be required to be tamper-resistant.

(1) Receptacles located more than five and one-half feet above the finished floor;
(2) Receptacles that are a part of a luminaire or appliance;
(3) A single receptacle or a duplex receptacle for two appliances located within dedicated space for each appliance that, in normal use, is not easily moved from one place to another and that is cord and plug connected in accordance with 400.7(A)(6), (A)(7), or (A)(8);
(4) Nongrounding receptacles used for replacements as permitted in 406.3(d)(2)(a); or
(5) Receptacles located above a countertop where required by NEC 210.52(C).


Wash. Admin. Code § 296-46B-406
Repealed by WSR 14-11-075, filed 5/20/14, effective 7/1/2014

Statutory Authority: Chapter 19.28 RCW. 13-03-128, § 296-46B-406, filed 1/22/13, effective 3/1/13.

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