Protect Your Family with GFCI / AFCI Circuit Breakers: Ground Fault Circuit Interruption (GFCI) breakers like this example can also come with Arc Fault Protection (AFCI) and are known as combination Arc-Fault breakers
Which electrical protection goes where. Circuit breakers protect wiring and equipment like furnaces, air conditioners, dryers and stoves. Standard circuit breakers are better at protecting wiring and equipment than preventing fires and protecting people.
Tamper-resistant receptacles are designed to stop a kid from inserting an object, such as a paper clip. They're required for all locations, indoors and out. Tamper-resistant receptacles are a great invention, so use them—it's code.