This information is provided free of charge by the Department of Industrial Relations from its web site at www.dir.ca.gov. These regulations are for the convenience of the user and no representation or warranty is made that the information is current or accurate. See full disclaimer at http://www.dir.ca.gov/od_pub/disclaimer.html.


Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 37. Provisions for Preventing Accidents Due to Proximity to Overhead Lines (Formerly Article 86)

Return to index
New query

§2948. Notification to the Operators of High-Voltage Lines and Responsibility for Safeguards.

When any operations are to be performed, tools or materials handled, or equipment is to be moved or operated within the specified clearances of any energized high-voltage lines, the person or persons responsible for the work to be done shall promptly notify the operator of the high-voltage line of the work to be performed and shall be responsible for the completion of the safety measures as required by Section 2946 (b) before proceeding with any work which would impair the aforesaid clearance.

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

HISTORY

1. Editorial correction adding NOTE filed 11-2-83 (Register 83, No. 45).

2. Amendment filed 12-10-87; operative 1-9-88 (Register 88, No. 1).

Go BackGo Back to Article 37 Table of Contents