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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
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§2833.2. Load Interrupter Switches.

Load interrupter switches may be used only if suitable fuses or circuits are used in conjunction with these devices to interrupt fault currents.

(a) Where these devices are used in combination, they shall be coordinated electrically so that they will safely withstand the effects of closing, carrying, or interrupting all possible currents up to the assigned maximum short-circuit rating.

(b) Where more than one switch is installed with interconnected load terminals to provide for alternate connection to different supply conductors, each switch shall be provided with a conspicuous sign reading: "WARNING - SWITCH MAY BE ENERGIZED BY BACKFEED."

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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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