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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 26. Metal-Enclosed Power Switchgear and Industrial Control Assemblies (Formerly Article 75)
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§2866. Door Stops and Cover Plates.

External hinged doors or covers for outdoor equipment shall be provided with stops to hold them in the open position. Cover plates intended to be removed for inspection of energized parts or wiring shall be locked or secured by other approved means and equipped with lifting handles and shall not exceed 12 square feet in area or 60 pounds in weight. If they exceed 12 square feet in area or 60 pounds in weight, they shall be hinged and bolted or locked.

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

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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