Approved Electrical Safety Order standards (§§ 2299‑2974)

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board

After proceedings held in accordance with and pursuant to authority vested in Sections 142, 142.3 and 142.4 of the Labor Code to implement, interpret, or make specific, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, by a majority vote, adopted additions, revisions or deletions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4.

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  • Group 1 Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders--Addendum (effective May 6, 2010)
  • Section 2320.2 Energized Equipment or Systems (effective Nov. 8, 2007)
  • Section 2320.2 Use of Barriers and Insulated Gloves (effective Feb.15, 2001)
  • Sections 2320.2(a) and 2941(f) Electrical Worker Apparel and Use of a Ground-Based Observer When Performing Rubber Gloving Operations on Energized Conductors/Equipment (effective Sep. 26, 2001)
  • Section 2320.2 Energized Equipment or Systems with Respect to the Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Safeguards (effective May 22, 2002)
  • Section 2395.6 Portable and Vehicle Mounted Generators (effective Nov. 6, 2009)
  • Section 2813 Underground Vaults--Headroom Clearance (effective Jan. 8, 2011)
  • Section 2940.8 The Securing of Poles Durning Removal Operation (effective Jul. 1, 2013)
  • Section 2943 Confined Space Requirements for Manholes, Vaults, or Similar Structures (effective Oct.26, 2001)
March 2017