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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 1. Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 56. Motors, Motor Circuits and Controllers

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§2530.86. Motor Not in Sight from Controller.
Lockout/Blockout Methods and Sample Procedures

(a) If a motor and the driven machinery are not in sight from the controller location, the installation shall comply with one of the following conditions:

(1) The controller disconnecting means shall be capable of being locked in the open position.

(2) A manually operable switch that will disconnect the motor from its source of supply shall be placed in sight from the motor location.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 430-86.)

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. Repealer and new section filed 8-27-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 37).

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