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Subchapter 21. Telecommunication Safety Orders
Article 1. Telecommunications
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§8613. Cable Fault Locating and Testing.

(a) Employees involved in using high voltages to locate trouble or test cables shall be instructed in the precautions necessary for their own safety, and the safety of other employees.

(b) Before the voltage is applied, cable conductors shall be isolated. Employees shall be warned, by such techniques as briefing and tagging at all affected locations, to stay clear while the voltage is applied.

NOTE: Authority and reference cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 3-30-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 14).

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