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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 13. Metal-Clad Cable (Formerly Article 62)
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§2781. Use.

(a) Metal-clad cable shall be permitted to be used in dry locations.

(b) Metal-clad cable shall be permitted to be used in wet locations, provided the insulated conductors and grounding conductors under the metallic covering are suitable for use in wet locations, and

(1) The metallic covering is impervious to moisture, or

(2) A moisture-resistant jacket is provided over the metallic covering.

(c) Metal-clad cable installed in corrosive locations shall be of a type which is corrosion-resistant or be protected with a covering of corrosion-resistant material.

(d) Metal-clad cable shall be permitted to be used in locations containing flammable atmospheres as permitted in Article 34.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 3-334-3(d).)

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 62 to Article 13 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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