General Duty Safety Switches

General Duty (Type MG) switches are designed for residential and light commercial applications where duty is not severe. The maximum voltage is 240 Vac / 250 Vdc.


All General Duty safety switches are UL and cUL listed (UL98 Enclosed Switches) and meet NEMA Enclosed Safety Switch Standard KS1-2013, and also meet Federal Specification WS-865C.

Features and Benefits



  • 30-200 amperes
  • NEMA Type 1 or NEMA Type 3R enclosures
  • Fusible or Non-Fusible
  • 240 Vac / 250 Vdc
  • 2 pole or 3 pole
  • Horsepower rated

C/UL Listed Logo


User Safety

  • Highly visible ON/OFF label
  • Direct-drive, quick-make, quick–break mechanism "snaps" the contacts open and closed, providing positive ON/OFF indication
  • Highly visible, easy to grip red handle that accepts 1 padlock in the OFF position
  • Integral cover interlock
  • Visible confirmation of plated blade contacts


Installation Ease
  • Wide, unobstructed gutter 
  • Self-leveling three-point mounting pattern


Rugged Durability

  • NEMA Type 1 enclosures—powder coat painted steel 
  • NEMA Type 3R enclosures—powder coat painted galvanized steel