ground fault circuit interrupter


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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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Make sure outlets near sinks are equipped with properly tested ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs).
Portable/Extension Cord GFCI : Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) detect and prevent shocks.
Ericson Manufacturing Company is a world-class manufacturer of safe and innovative temporary lighting and portable electrical power distribution products, including plugs and connectors, string lights, ground fault circuit interrupters, cord and cable reels, push-button pendant stations and other custom products.
Plug outdoor lights and decorations into circuits protected by ground fault circuit interrupters.
Plug outdoor lights and decorations into outlets protected by Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters.
Outdoor lights and decorations should be plugged into outlets that feature Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs).
Since the 1970s, Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) have come into wider use, saving thousands of lives and helping cut the number of home electrocutions in half.
Attorneys said the accident could have been prevented if the hotel had installed ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs), which would have cut off power to the pool lights in case of an electrical malfunction.
Check all ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) and circuit breakers monthly.
They will also carry different sizes of transformers, cables, ground fault circuit interrupters, and special wire nuts designed for waterproof connections.
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) those handy devices that help protect from electric shock, are getting new voluntary safety requirements, according to Underwriters' Laboratories (UL.
Install ground fault circuit interrupters in outlets near water sources, such as in the bathroom or kitchen, or any exterior outlet.