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ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI)

ground fault circuit interrupter
A type of ground fault protection in areas where personnel are at high risk of receiving electrical shocks (for example, in damp locations); makes use of a device designed to trip at a ground current in the milliampere range, i.e., very much below currents that are normally harmful.
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All Woodhead Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) products meet the latest OSHA electrical requirements that all extension cords used for maintenance and repair must be protected by GFCI and all outdoor receptacles must be protected in a weatherproof enclosure.
Leviton has worked for this outcome for many years, because it is important that both commercial and residential consumers be confident that the GFCIs available in the market are legitimate, lawful product.
GFCI will grant its shareholders as of the Record Date a total of 20,000,000 two year warrants converting on a 1:1 basis into Series A Preference Drilling Participation Shares at a price of $.
Leviton is pleased to expand our SmartlockPro Slim line to include the new self-test device, providing our customers with the superior GFCI protection they've come to expect along with an additional layer of safety protection by automatically confirming that protected power is available," said Bill Grande, Director, Safety Products at Leviton.
Leviton has enhanced our innovative SmartlockPro Slim GFCI by adding guide lights to provide a convenient option in rooms, such as a bathroom, where customers need both a GFCI and a light, but aren't able to give up one of their outlets," said Bill Grande, Director, Safety Products at Leviton.
The director of Economic Promotion Agency, SMG, Seo Dongrok stated "the rise in the GFCI ranking reflects the progress of the SMG's strategy to foster Seoul's financial center," and that "the Seoul Metropolitan Government (www.
Some areas of the country report a 57% failure rate on GFCI breakers, and variables such as lightning, age and poor inspection policies have contributed to the failure of these devices.
June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton is launching a new SmartlockPro Self-Test GFCI that will meet the new requirements of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Standard 943 (GFCIs) taking effect this June.
Mark Yeandle, the author of the GFCI, said, "Doha continues to make strong progress in attracting the attention of the international financial and business services community.
Summary: The latest Global Financial Centres Index, GFCI 15, covering 83 financial centres published by the London based Z/Yen Group ranks Qatar as the top financial centre in the GCC
The 120vac GFCI duplex receptacles are always powered, giving users the ability to operate small hand tools while running larger loads, such as vendor stands or jobsite trailers.
The country built on its success by hosting the launch of GFCI 16th edition during a conference last month.