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Subchapter 4. Construction Safety Orders
Article 15. Cranes and Derricks in Construction
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§ 1612.3. Power Line Safety (All Voltages) - Equipment Operations Closer Than the Table A Zone.

(a) Equipment operations in which any part of the equipment, load line, or load (including rigging and lifting accessories) is closer than the minimum approach distance under Table A of Section 1612.1 to an energized power line is prohibited.

(b) Except where overhead electrical distribution and transmission lines have been de-energized and visibly grounded, the operation, erection, or handling of tools, machinery, apparatus, supplies, or materials, or any part thereof, over energized overhead high-voltage lines is prohibited.

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


1. New section filed 7-7-2011; operative 7-7-2011. Exempt from OAL review pursuant to Labor Code section 142.3(a)(3) (Register 2011, No. 27).

2. Amendment filed 10-2-2012; operative 11-1-2012 (Register 2012, No. 40).

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