Each year, approximately 2,400 children suffer severe shock and burns when they stick items into the slots of electrical receptacles – that is nearly seven children a day.  It is estimated that there are six to 12 fatalities a year related to this.

The National Electrical Code requires receptacles in homes, garages, accessory buildings, and common areas of mutlifamily homes to be protected by TRRs. Learn more: https://www.esfi.org/tamper-resistant-receptacle-increasing-your-homes-value-and-safety