Can Licensed Home Inspectors perform Electrical Inspections?
In other words, it is impossible to comment on the inside of an electrical panel without citing code.
Ohio did not start certifying residential 1, 2, 3 family building departments until 2006. At that time the requirements for electrical inspections had been the law for over 35 years.
Because the inside of an electrical panel is NOT "readily accessible" and it is dangerous to remove the cover from an energized panel!
(C) "Home inspection" means the process by which a home inspector conducts a visual examination of the readily accessible components of a residential building for a client
(G) "Readily accessible" means available for visual inspection without requiring a person to move or dismantle personal property, take destructive measures, or take any other action that will involve risk to a person or to the property.