Free National Electrical Code

Free Online National Electrical Code

Dear Mr. Electrician:  Where can I find a free National Electrical Code version online?

Answer:  The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has a free online, viewing only version of the National Electrical Code.  Link below.

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Electrical codes have been in place for over one hundred years and continue to evolve and adjust according to human development.  As more hazards become apparent, the code will establish additional safe installation practices.

Cover of an old edition of an electrical code book published by Middle Department.   This was published prior to the formation of the National Electrical Code
Cover of an old edition of an electrical code book published by Middle Department. This was published prior to the formation of the National Electrical Code

FREE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE

The NFPA has a free online version of the current edition of the National Electrical Code.  You can access it by clicking here and then creating a NFPA free account.  No credit card required, only an email address.

Electricity can start house fires.  Electricity can kill or maim.  It is important that when doing electrical work safety is a major concern.  Incorrectly installed wiring is an accident waiting to happen.

Inside cover of the an old electrical code book published by Middle Department.   This was published prior to the formation of the National Electrical Code
Inside cover of the an old electrical code book published by Middle Department. This was published prior to the formation of the National Electrical Code

Click this link to see many types of wiring methods when working around the home.

Read my blog post about working around your home safely.

This is what happens when someone comes in contact with electricity.