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Subchapter 5. Electrical Safety Orders
Group 1. Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Article 11. Grounding
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§2395.86. Use of Lightning Rods.

Lightning rod conductors and driven pipes, rods, or other made electrodes used for grounding lightning rods shall not be used in lieu of the made grounding electrodes required by Section 2395.83 for grounding wiring systems and equipment. This provision shall not prohibit the bonding together of grounding electrodes of different systems.

NOTE: Bonding together of all separate electrodes will limit potential differences between them and between their associated wiring systems.

(Title 24, Part 3, Section 250-86.)

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

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