Are GFCI outlets required by law?
NEC requirements for circuit breakers with ground defects (GFCI) Commercial occupations. For 210.8, you must install GFCI protection for all containers 15A and 20A, 125V located in bathrooms, roofs and kitchens in industrial commercial installations.... Each container installed in the kitchen must be protected by GFCI.
Does a dishwasher need to be GFCI protected?
GFCI protection is not required for containers that serve appliances, such as dishwashers or comfort containers that do not provide covering surfaces.
Is a GFCI required for a garage door opener?
GFCI protection is not required for containers that are not easily accessible, such as a container mounted on the roof for a garage door opener, nor is it necessary for a container in a specific circuit located and identified for a device connected to a cable and plug, such as a refrigerator or freezer.
Does a well pump need to be on a GFCI?
The reason why a well pump does not need GFCI protection is that it has an EGC (Equipment Grounding Driver) unlike devices that might have broken ground clamps or hands on broken and similar ropes, GFCI are very useful as a safety net, but an EGC exceeds a GFCI every day.
Do I need a GFCI breaker for a welder?
A very economical solution is to put a GFCI switch with two poles on the welding circuit power panel. Not only are 240-volt defects (hotothothothothothot) protected, but you can also use a neutral and 120-volt (hotneutral) protection.