An electrical safety device that instantly shuts down a circuit if leakage occurs, greatly reduces the risk of electrical shock. These devices commonly are built into outlets and usually are required by code for outdoor receptacles.
A device that instantly breaks the circuit when a short develops. Required for outlets that are used in bathrooms, kitchens, outdoors or wherever electrical equipment might come into contact with water.
A safety device that senses any shock hazard and shuts down a circuit or receptacle. Home Improvement Encyclopedia