MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 77.906
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 77.906
Trailing cables supplying power to low-voltage mobile equipment; ground wires and ground check wires.


On and after September 30, 1971, all trailing cables supplying power to portable or mobile equipment from low-voltage three-phase resistance grounded power systems shall contain one or more ground conductors having a cross-sectional area of not less than one-half the power conductor. Such trailing cables shall include an insulated conductor for the ground continuity check circuit except where a no less effective device has been approved by the Secretary to assure continuity. Splices made in low-voltage trailing cables shall provide continuity of all components.

Subpart K--Ground Control