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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 1. Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 84. Carnivals, Circuses, Fairs, and Similar Events
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§2584.8. Disconnecting Means.

(a) Each ride and concession shall be provided with a fused disconnect switch or circuit breaker located within sight and within 6 feet (1.83 m) of the operator's station.

(b) The disconnecting means shall be readily accessible to the operator, including when the ride is in operation.

(c) Where accessible to unqualified persons, the enclosure for the switch or circuit breaker shall be of the lockable type.

(d) A shunt trip device that opens the fused disconnect or circuit breaker when a switch located in the ride operator's console is closed is a permissible method of opening the circuit.

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


1. New section 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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