NRTLs, FEBs and the NEC. What every electrical inspector needs to know about NRTLs, FEBs, listing, labeling and the NEC. Presented by ACES - 2011. What we will cover today. What is a NRTL? What is an FEB? Why are they important? NEC requirements for listing/labeling.
What every electrical inspector needs to know about NRTLs, FEBs, listing, labeling and the NEC.
Presented by ACES - 2011
(An NRTL may offer FEB services. But an FEB is not required to be an NRTL via the OSHA recognition process to offer FEB services).
(NRTLs can perform this service)
(3) With respect to custom-made equipment or related installations that are designed, fabricated for, and intended for use by a particular customer, if it is determined to be safe for its intended use by its manufacturer on the basis of test data which the employer keeps and makes available for inspection to the Assistant Secretary and his authorized representatives.
(FEBs can provide such test data)
(See also NEC 90.7)
(Note: Other forms and older labels are also shown there.)
(Note: Since there are many more FEBs than NRTLs, this if far from a comprehensive listing of FEB labels)
The safety system is a cooperative effort:
Refer to OSHA’s Safety and Health Informational Bulletin (SHIB) 02-16-2010.
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