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Mac’s Safety Space: Electrical receptacle considerations

Hospital Safety Insider, August 12, 2010

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Q: Is it feasible to place a small device that is plugged into an electrical receptacle on a metal stand? The device is for urodynamics and measures the patient's volume of urine and the flow rate. When I look at how it is set up, I feel there could be a chance of an electrical shock to the operator or the patient if a short develops. Please direct me to the code or the proper reference.

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