|Extension cords shall not be used as a
substitute for permanent wiring.
Extension cords shall not be used on
stationary equipment or
equipment drawing more than 15 amps, such as refrigerators,
centrifuges, or power tools.
Extension cords shall not run through,
behind or in walls,
ceilings or floors or other concealed space. Nor shall they be run in
or through ventilation ducts.
Do not place extension cords under carpets,
under doors, or other locations that subject the cord to abrasion or
Avoid creating a tripping hazard; do not
place extension cords across walkways.
Discard extension cords with broken wires or
damaged insulation; splicing or taping is not allowed.
Where hazardous atmospheres may exist, due
to the presence of
flammable gases or vapors or explosive dusts, extension cords shall not
The combined length of the appliance cord
and extension cord that is used on very portable equipment, such a
floor scrubber, projectors and hand tools, shall not exceed 105 feet.