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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 35. Workspace and Guarding (Formerly Article 84)
§2934. Elevation of Unguarded Live Parts.
Exposed energized parts above workspace and above areas where persons may normally walk or stand shall be maintained at elevations not less than that required by the following table:
Table 2934 - Elevation of Unguarded Live Parts above Workspace
NOMINAL VOLTAGE ELEVATION
BETWEENPHASES Feet Meters
7501-35kV 9.0 2.8
Over 35kv 9 feet + 0.37 inch/kv 2.8 + 9.5 mm/kV
above 35kv over 35 kV
The minimum elevation may be 8.5 ft. (2.6 m) for installations built before April 1, 2009.
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Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
1. Editorial correction filed 11-2-83 (Register 83, No. 45).
2. Amendment filed 12-10-87; operative 1-9-88 (Register 88, No. 1).
3. Amendment of section and Note filed 4-1-2009; operative 4-1-2009. Submitted
to OAL for printing only pursuant to Labor Code section 142.3 (Register
2009, No. 14).
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