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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 1. Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 52. Appliances

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§2522.21. Disconnection of Fixed Appliances.


(a) For fixed appliances rated at not over 300 volt amperes or 1/8 hp., the branch circuit overcurrent device shall be permitted to serve as the disconnecting means.

(b) For fixed appliances of greater rating the branch circuit switch or circuit breaker shall be permitted to serve as the disconnecting means where readily accessible to the user of the appliance.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 422-21.)

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code; and Section 18943(c), Health and Safety Code.


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

2. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 8-27-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 37).

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