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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 11. Electric Welding
Article 90. Electric Welding, Cutting and Heating
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§4850. General.

(a) Group 11 orders shall apply to all electrical equipment when used to perform electric welding, cutting, heating and other operations and processes pertaining to electric welding and includes resistance brazing and resistance soldering. The definitions for resistance brazing and resistance soldering as contained in American National Standards Institute/American Welding Society, ANSI/AWS A3.0-94, Standard Welding Terms and Definitions, are hereby incorporated by reference.

(b) All electrical equipment used to perform operations and processes noted in subsection (a) shall be installed and maintained in accordance with the California Electrical Safety Orders and chapters 11, 12 and 13 of the American National Standards Institute, ANSI/ASC Z49.1-94, Safety in Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes, which are hereby incorporated by reference.


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


1. Repealer of Group 11 (Section 4850) and new Group 11 (Sections 4850-4852) filed 3-2-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 10). For prior history, see Register 75, No. 20.

2. Amendment of Article heading only filed; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 50).

3. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-3-2002; operative 1-2-2003 (Register 2002, No. 49).

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