ground fault protection

ground fault protection

Protection against short-circuits produced by ground faults; may be provided by circuit breakers, relays, or ground fault circuit interrupters.
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The home inspector said the garage outlets have no ground fault protection. Our electrician said the garage outlets were wired according to code, and he certified this in writing.
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