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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 26. Metal-Enclosed Power Switchgear and Industrial Control Assemblies (Formerly Article 75)

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§2869. Location of Devices.

Control and instrument transfer switch handles or push buttons shall be located in a readily accessible location at an elevation not in excess of 78 inches.

EXCEPTION: NO. 1: Operating handles requiring more than 50 pounds of force shall not be higher than 66 inches in either the open or closed position.

EXCEPTION: NO. 2: Operating handles for infrequently operated devices, such as drawout fuses, fused potential or control transformers and their primary disconnects, and bus transfer switches, need not be readily accessible, provided they are otherwise safely operable and serviceable from a portable platform.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 710-24(l ).)

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

HISTORY

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

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