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§ 70-1129. Guarding

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 52 P.S. Mines and Mining

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 52 P.S. Mines and Mining (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 6. Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Mine Act of 1965 (Refs & Annos)
Article XI. Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment (Refs & Annos)
52 P.S. § 70-1129
§ 70-1129. Guarding
At all landings and partings or other places where men are required to regularly work or pass under trolley or other bare power wires, which are placed less than six and one-half feet above top of rail, a suitable protection shall be provided. This protection shall consist of placing boards along the wire, which boards shall not be more than five inches apart, nor less than two inches below the lowest point of the wire: Provided, That the distance between boards on curves may exceed five inches, but shall not exceed eight inches. This does not prohibit the use of other approved devices or methods furnishing equal or better protection. At all man trip loading and unloading stations the trolley and bare power wires shall be guarded and sectionalizing switches installed to cut off the power in the trolley and bare power wire while loading or unloading is in progress.


1965, Nov. 10, P.L. 721, No. 346, art. XI, § 1129.
52 P.S. § 70-1129, PA ST 52 P.S. § 70-1129
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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