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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 9. Open Wiring (Bare) (Formerly Article 58)
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§2755. Scope.

Bare open wiring is permitted in enclosed areas which are accessible only to qualified and authorized persons. Such areas shall be restricted to electrical use only and shall be enclosed in accordance with Article 17. This article shall not apply to the internal wiring of enclosed equipment.

See Article 19 for requirements for overhead lines.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 3-710-35.)

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


1. Editorial correction including renumbering of former Article 58 to Article 9 filed 11-2-83 (Register 83, No. 45).

2. Amendment filed 12-10-87; operative 1-9-88 (Register 88, No. 1).

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