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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 1. Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 79. Swimming Pools, Fountains and Similar Installations

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§2569.7. Cord- and Plug-Connected Equipment.

(a) Flexible cords used with the following equipment may not exceed 3 feet (0.9 m) in length and shall have a copper equipment grounding conductor with a grounding-type attachment plug.

(1) Cord- and plug-connected lighting fixtures installed within 16 feet (4.88 m) of the water surface of permanently installed pools.

(2) Other cord- and plug-connected, fixed or stationary equipment used with permanently installed pools.

Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 8-27-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 37).

2. Amendment of section and Note filed 5-5-2008; operative 5-5-2008. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Labor Code 142.3(a)(3) (Register 2008, No. 19).

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