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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 1. Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 79. Swimming Pools, Fountains and Similar Installations

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§2569.20. Underwater Equipment.

(a) A ground-fault circuit interrupter shall be installed in the branch circuit supplying underwater fixtures operating at more than 15 volts. Equipment installed underwater shall be identified for the purpose.

(b) No underwater lighting fixtures may be installed for operation at over 150 volts between conductors.

(c) A lighting fixture facing upward shall have the lens adequately guarded to prevent contact by any person.

Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 8-27-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 37).

2. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 5-5-2008; operative 5- 5-2008. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Labor Code142.3(a)(3) (Register 2008, No. 19).

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