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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 6. Grounding
§2739.4. Grounding Connections.
(a) For a grounded system, a grounding electrode conductor shall be used to connect both the equipment grounding conductor and the grounded circuit conductor to the grounding electrode. Both the equipment grounding conductor and the grounding electrode conductor shall be connected to the grounded circuit conductor on the supply side of the service disconnecting means or on the supply side of the system disconnecting means or overcurrent devices if the system is separately derived.
(b) For an ungrounded service-supplied system, the equipment grounding conductor shall be connected to the grounding electrode conductor at the service equipment. For an ungrounded separately derived system, the equipment grounding conductor shall be connected to the grounding electrode conductor at, or ahead of, the system disconnecting means or overcurrent devices.
(c) Grounding connections shall be clamp type, pressure type, welded, or other approved types. Solder-type connections shall not be used for grounding.
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| || 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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