RedVector RV-11105

2017 NEC Changes: General Requirements

2017 NEC Changes: General Requirements

1 hr. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RV-11105

SME: Vincent Della Croce

Chapter 1 of the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) contains definitions and general requirements for electrical installations. Several definitions were added, revised or relocated in the 2017 NEC. New and revised requirements for equipment installation, labeling, certification and working space will also be discussed.
Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Explain the rules in the NEC Style Manual for definition placement in the 2017 NEC
  • Recognize the changes made to the definition of accessible readily
  • Identify the new location of definitions associated with hazardous locations
  • Define new and revised terms used in the 2017 NEC. 
  • Locate the requirements for reconditioned equipment
  • Apply the new torque requirements for connections
  • Locate the new working space requirements for limited access installations
  • Describe the requirements for labeling service equipment.
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Vincent Della Croce
Vince started his electrical career in IBEW Local Union #3, New York City, as a helper and progressed to journeyman and foreman electrician before relocating to Florida. He became licensed as a master electrician in the State of Florida in 1993 and operated a successful electrical contracting business. Vince is also licensed by the State of Florida as a residential and commercial building & electrical inspector and plans examiner. He is certified by ICC as a residential and commercial electrical inspector and plans examiner. Vince holds an Associates degree in Electronic Engineering and Electrical Maintenance Technology from Penn Foster College. Vince currently works for eti Conformity Services as a Resident Compliance Specialist. For 11 years prior to joining eti Conformity Services he was employed by the City of Port St. Lucie as a building inspector and plans examiner. During that time he also taught first year electrical apprentice class at Indian River State College. Vince is the IAEI Florida Chapter Education Chairman, an IAEI Florida Chapter Board of Director, and IAEI Southern Section Assistant Secretary Treasurer. He also sits on UL STP Panels 4 AC & MC Cable, 248 Fuses, 414 Meters, and 857 Busways. Vince is a principal member of NFPA 70 CMP 7 and alternate member of CMP 12.
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