Re: Can we talk safety for a moment?


stefan_trethan
 

I don't know about the US but over here the service entry box is
actually double insulated in new installations.
It is still metal but the whole inside is lined with plastic,
including the lock mechanism even.

Perhaps there is a similar explanation for the requirement not to
ground your meter boxes?

ST

On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 6:31 AM, Robert Hay <bobh@joba.com> wrote:
A metal electrical box that is not grounded is one of the most common causes
of outdoor electrocution. If a hot wire comes in contact with the
un-grounded box anyone touching the box would likely be electrocuted.

Metal electrical boxes and panels are always grounded either thru connection
to a ground wire or thru metal conduit.

Bob.

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