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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 2. High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 37. Provisions for Preventing Accidents Due to Proximity to Overhead Lines (Formerly Article 86)
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§2949. Special Exemption.

The provisions of the foregoing Sections 2946 through 2948 shall not apply to the construction, reconstruction, maintenance, or operation of any energized overhead high-voltage lines or their supporting structures or appurtenances by qualified electrical workers, authorized by the owner of such lines, nor to work performed in proximity to energized overhead high-voltage lines by qualified persons using approved equipment and work procedures specified in these orders in accordance with Penal Code Section 385D.

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


1. Repealer and new section filed 8-9-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 32). 2. Amendment filed 12-10-87; operative 1-9-88 (Register 88, No. 1).

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