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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 3. General
§2718.1. Disconnecting Means and Circuits.
(a) Motors and appliances.
Each disconnecting means required by these Electrical Safety Orders for motors and appliances shall be legibly marked to indicate its purpose, unless located and arranged so the purpose is evident.
(b) Services, feeders, and branch circuits. Each service, feeder, and branch
circuit, at its disconnecting means or overcurrent device, shall be legibly marked to indicate its purpose, unless located and arranged so the purpose is evident.
(c) Durability of markings. The markings required by subsections (a) and (b) of this section shall be of sufficient durability to withstand the environment involved.
(d) Capable of accepting a lock. Disconnecting means required by these Electrical Safety Orders shall be capable of being locked in the open position.
(e) Marking for series combination ratings.
| ||(1) Where circuit breakers or fuses are applied in compliance with the series combination ratings marked on the equipment by the manufacturer, the equipment enclosures shall be legibly marked in the field to indicate that the equipment has been applied with a series combination rating.|| |
| ||(2) The marking required by subsection (e)(1) of this section shall be readily visible and shall state "Caution - Series Combination System Rated - Amperes. Identified Replacement Component Required."|| |
<General Materials (GM) - References, Annotations, or Tables>
| || Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code. || |
1. New section filed 4-1-2009; operative 4-1-2009. Submitted to OAL for
printing only pursuant to Labor Code section 142.3 (Register 2009, No.
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