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Placard for back-fed panel?

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While I did pass my inspection, my inspector wanted me to make some changes on my water pipe bonding. I had 1 wire going from the panel, then to both sides of the meter ending on the hot pipe out of the water heater. He wanted me to just cut that wire after the house side of the meter then use the wire to go bond the hot pipe to cold pipe to the gas pipe at the water heater. No problem there I understand and it's done.

His other condition is he wanted me to put a placard at both the old meter and new meter and old and new panel stating that there is a backfed panel. He said the POCO would most likely connect the new 200A panel before disconnecting the 100A panel, and he wanted to be sure they were aware there is the potential that the load side at the 200A socket could potentially be live.

The POCO isn't making the connections tommorrow, but they are sending someone out to look at the setup. Is there a sign I can buy at an electric store, or is this just a piece of paper with wording like "CAUTION: BACK-FED PANEL"

When I searched for backfed warning placard, the search results all related to solar power set-ups.
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