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The NEC is a safety document [90.1]. One way electricians can help make the workplace safe is to report and/or fix NEC violations. One way electrical contractors can generate additional work is to be looking for code violations any time they are on site and discuss them with the customer.
Article 110 violations are common. Electrical contractors should consider these, for example:
Cramped people [110.26]. The NEC and OSHA [1926.403(i)] provide minimum working clearances, but many facilities treat them as maximums. In fact, these numbers might not be enough because OSHA also requires that the worker has enough “to permit ready and safe operation and maintenance” of the equipment. Even if the installation meets the minimums in the OSHA and NEC tables, it may be insufficient.
Source: Mark Lamendola | Mindconnection