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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 1. Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 11. Grounding
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§2395.57. Equipment Fastened in Place or Connected by Permanent Wiring Methods (Fixed)--Grounding.

Noncurrent-carrying metal parts of fixed equipment, raceways, and other enclosures, where required to be grounded, shall be grounded by an equipment grounding conductor that is contained within the same raceway, cable, or cord, or runs with or encloses the circuit conductors. For dc circuits only, the equipment grounding conductor may be run separately from the circuit conductors.

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


1. Repealer and new section filed 3-20-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter

(Register 79, No. 12). For history of former section, see Register 75, No. 42.

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

3. Amendment filed 8-27-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 37).

4. 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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