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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 35. Workspace and Guarding (Formerly Article 84)
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§2930. Enclosure and Guarding.

(a) Equipment shall be of the enclosed type, or shall be installed in locked electrical rooms or enclosures. Parts of equipment requiring access for maintenance or operation shall be so located that they will be readily and safely accessible.

EXCEPTION: Equipment installed in accordance with Rule 54.7B of General Order 95 and Rule 34 of General Order 128 of the California Public Utilities Commission need not be enclosed.

(b) Suitable enclosures, fences, or partitions shall be provided to prevent accidental contact with exposed energized high-voltage parts.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 110-31.)

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code; and Section 18943(c), Health and Safety Code.


1. Repealer of Article 84 (Sections 2930-2938) and new Article 84 (Sections 2930-2936) filed 8-9-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 32.)

2. Editorial correction including renumbering of former Article 84 to Article 35 filed 11-2-83 (Register 83, No. 45).

3. Amendment filed 12-10-87; operative 1-9-88 (Register 88, No. 1).

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