Tamper-resistant receptacles (see Appendix B)

1) All receptacles of CSA configuration 5-15R and 5-20R installed in the following locations shall be tamper-resistant receptacles and shall be so marked:

a) child care facilities;
b) guest rooms and suites of hotels and motels;
c) preschools and elementary education facilities; or
d) dwelling units.

2) Notwithstanding Subrule 1), receptacles dedicated for stationary appliances such that the receptacle is rendered inaccessible and receptacles located above 2 m from the floor or finished grade shall not be required to be tamper resistant.


Source: Rule 26-706, CSA C22.1:21, Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1 (25th Edition), Safety Standard for Electrical Installations. © 2021 Canadian Standards Association. Please visit store.csagroup.org