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Installation of AFCIs can help prevent electrical fires

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May 15, 2020
By OHS Canada

Health & Safety AFCI Electrical Fire Leviton safety

Receptacles designed to detect wide range of arcing electrical faults

The SmartlockPro AFCI Outlet by Leviton helps prevent electrical fires sparked by damaged or pinched cords often caused when nails or screws are driven into a hidden wire.

AFCI receptacles are designed to detect a wide range of arcing electrical faults to help prevent electrical systems from being an ignition source of a fire.

Leviton is raising awareness to reduce the number of electrically-related fires, fatalities, injuries and property loss that happen each year.

A tutorial on AFCI installation is below:


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