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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 1. Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 78. Electrically Driven or Controlled Irrigation Machines

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§2568.12. Grounding.

The following equipment shall be grounded:

(a) All electrical equipment on the irrigation machine.

(b) All electrical equipment associated with the irrigation machine.

(c) Metallic junction boxes and enclosures.

(d) Control panels or control equipment that supply or control electrical equipment to the irrigation machine.

EXCEPTION: Grounding shall not be required on machines where all of the following provisions are met:

(1) The machine is electrically controlled but not electrically driven.

(2) The control voltage is 30 volts or less.

(3) The control or signal circuits are current limited.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 675-12.)

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code; and Section 18943(c), Health and Safety Code.


1. Renumbering and amendment of former Section 2568.12 to Section 2568.16, and renumbering and amendment of former Section 2568.8 to Section 2568.12 filed 8-27-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 37).

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