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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 15. Temporary Wiring
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§2799.2. Branch Circuits.

The following requirements apply to branch circuits:

(a) Branch circuits shall originate in an approved panelboard.

(b) Conductors shall be multiconductor cord or cable assemblies or open conductors.

(c) No branch-circuit conductor may be laid on the floor.

(d) Each branch circuit that supplies fixed equipment shall contain a separate equipment grounding conductor if run as open conductors.

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

1. New section filed 4-1-2009; operative 4-1-2009. Submitted to OAL for
printing only pursuant to Labor Code section 142.3 (Register 2009, No.

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