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Code News Update
New York Code
of Adoption establishing an effective date of Dec. 28, 2010 for the
Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and State Energy Conservation
Construction Code was published in the Sept. 29, 2010 edition of the
York State Register. According to a recent Code Alert issued on
Sept. 22, 2010 by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association
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2008 NEC. Part VIII – Electrical Provisions of the 2009 Residential
Code of New York State also references the 2008 NEC.
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All but which of the following methods are permitted to
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- By location on a suitable balcony, gallery, or platform elevated
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- By wearing Level 1 to 4 flame resistant clothing and using
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- By location in a room, vault, or similar enclosure that is
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