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Electrical Inspection Manual, 2014 Edition

Author(s): Noel Williams
Jeffrey S. Sargent
National Fire Protection Association
  • ISBN-13: 9781284041835
  • Spiral/paperback    474 pages      © 2015
Price: $191.95 US List
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Packed with precise, step-by-step checklists, detailed illustrations, and informative chapter explanations, the Electrical Inspection Manual, 2014 Edition identifies important Code rules and provides guidance on how-to organize checklists by occupancy type to increase thoroughness and decrease the likelihood of overlooking potential problems. Written by certified electrical inspectors, and endorsed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), this fully illustrated manual explains significant tasks, defines terms, outlines key questions, and provides a concise overview of the electrical inspection process.

The manual is intended to assist electrical inspectors as well as anyone performing a review for Code compliance in advance of a professional inspection. This audience may include, but is not limited to: designers, insurance inspectors, architects, installers, project managers, and safety officers.

Noel Williams

Noel Williams is a licensed master electrician in Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming. He is International Code Council (ICC) and International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) certified as an electrical inspector and has supervised and managed electrical construction projects for over 20 years. For over 10 years he was chairman of the Electricians’ Licensing Board for the state of Utah and is a former chairman of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) Advisory Committee for the Utah Uniform Building Code Commission. Mr. Williams is a senior associate member of IAEI and has served as an officer of the Utah chapter of IAEI. Currently an electrical codes specialist, he also taught electrical apprentices at Salt Lake Community College for 6 years and has developed and taught electrical courses for electricians and inspectors for over 30 years. In addition to authoring and coauthoring three other NFPA publications—NEC Q & A, Limited Energy Systems, and 1999 NEC Changes—Mr. Williams was the lead technical developer of NFPA’s NEC seminars and has served as a seminar instructor for over 20 years.

Jeffrey S. Sargent


Jeffrey S. Sargent is a Senior Electrical Specialist with the NFPA Electrical Engineering Department. He has been affiliated with the electrical industry for over 25 years as an electrician, inspector, instructor, consultant, author, and electrical specialist. He is managing editor of the 2008 NEC Handbook and serves as the executive secretary to the NFPA Electrical Section as well as a staff liaison to several NFPA technical committees. He is a technical contributor to necplus™, NFPA’s online source for information on the NEC and a coauthor of NEC Q&A. As a member of the IAEI, Mr. Sargent maintains a professional certification through their Certified Electrical Inspector program and is a licensed master electrician.



National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has been a worldwide leader in providing fire, building, electrical, and life safety to the public since 1896. The mission of the international nonprofit organization is to reduce the worldwide burden for fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. Developer of the National Electrical Code®, and 300 other codes and standards through a full, open-consensus process, NFPA also produces educational curricula, including the Risk Watch® community-based injury prevention curriculum and the Learn Not to Burn® fire safety curriculum. NFPA headquarters is in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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