Electrical & Life Safety

Electrical & Life SafetyElectrical Safety

  • Most insurance companies utilize The National Electric Code – NFPA 70 when reviewing electrical installations.
  • The majority of the issues found on agritourism locations include temporary wiring issues, lack of GFCI outlets, inappropriate use of extension cords, and not using appropriately rated weather proof components outside.

Life Safety

  • Most insurance companies utilize the Life Safety Code – NFPA 101 when reviewing items such as: adequate means of egress, emergency lighting and exit signs, and any occupancy specific concerns.
  • NFPA 10 addresses fire extinguisher requirements.

The National Electric Code, Life Safety Code and other standards are administered by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). These codes can be viewed online at the NFPA website1.