Space Heater Requirements and Safety

Requirements  

  1. 1500 Watts max.
  2. Electric only
  3. Tip over cut – off protection*
  4. UL listed
  5. Must be inspected and approved by RMS. 

USE

  1. Must be plugged into the wall. Cannot be plugged into an extension cord of any kind.
  2. Must not be operated under or near flammable materials.  This means you cannot operate it under a desk.
  3. Should be unplugged when not in use.
  4. Always turn it off if you leave the room. 

* You will find heaters that say safety cut-off or over heat cut-off.  This does not necessarily meet the criteria.  It must be a tip over safety feature.