required in 517.18(B)(1)
shall be permitted to be of the single, duplex, or quadruplex type or any combination of the three. All receptacles
shall be listed "hospital
grade" and shall be so identified
. The grounding
terminal of each receptacle
shall be connected to an insulated copper equipment grounding conductor
sized in accordance with Table 250.122
Exception No. 1: The requirements of 517.18(B)(1) and (B)(2) shall not apply to psychiatric, substance abuse, and rehabilitation hospitals meeting the requirements of 517.10(B)(2).
Exception No. 2: Psychiatric security rooms shall not be required to have receptacle outlets installed in the room.
Informational Note: It is not intended that there be a total, immediate replacement of existing non-hospital grade receptacles. It is intended, however, that non-hospital grade receptacles be replaced with hospital grade receptacles upon modification of use, renovation, or as existing receptacles need replacement.