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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 1. Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 80. Emergency Systems

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§2571.4. Tests and Maintenance.

(a) Systems shall be tested periodically on a schedule acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction to assure their maintenance in proper operating condition.

(b) Where battery systems or unit equipments are involved, including batteries used for starting or ignition in auxiliary engines, the authority having jurisdiction shall require periodic maintenance.

(c) A written record shall be kept of such tests and maintenance.

(d) Means for testing all emergency lighting and power systems during maximum anticipated load conditions shall be provided.

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


1. Editorial correction filed 11-2-83 (Register 83, No. 45).

2. Amendment of subsection (d) filed 8-27-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 37).

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