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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 16. Vertical Suspension of Cables (Formerly Article 65)
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§2802. Cable Suspended by Wire or Messenger.

When a cable is suspended by wire armor or messenger, the total suspended weight shall not be greater than one-fifth of the ultimate tensile strength of the armor or messenger.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 3-300-37(b).)

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 filed 11-2-83 (Register 83, No. 45).

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