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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 32. Mobile and Portable Equipment (Formerly Article 81)
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§2906. General.

(a) Scope. The provisions of this article shall apply to installations and use of high-voltage power distribution and utilization equipment which is portable and/or mobile, such as substations and switch houses mounted on skids, trailers, or cars, mobile shovels, draglines, cranes, hoists, drills, dredges, compressors, pumps, conveyors, underground excavators, and the like.

(b) Other Orders. The requirements of this article shall be additional to, or amendatory of, those prescribed in Group 2 of these orders. Special attention shall be paid to Article 6.

(c) Protection. Adequate enclosures and/or guarding shall be provided to protect portable and mobile equipment from physical damage.

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


1. Editorial correction including renumbering of former Article 81 to Article 32 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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