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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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§2568.8. Disconnecting Means.

(a) The main disconnecting means for a center pivot irrigation machine shall be located at the point of connection of electrical power to the machine or shall be visible and not more than 50 feet (15.2 m) from the machine.

(b) The disconnecting means shall be readily accessible and capable of being locked in the open position.

(c) A disconnecting means shall be provided for each motor and controller.

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


1. Renumbering and amendment of former Section 2568.8 to Section 2568.12, and new Section 2568.8 filed 8-27-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 37). For prior history, see Register 83, No. 45.

2. Amendment of section and Note filed 5-5-2008; operative 5-5-2008. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Labor Code 142.3(a)(3) (Register 2008, No. 19).

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