MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 75.705
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 75.705
Work on high-voltage lines; deenergizing and grounding.


High-voltage lines, both on the surface and underground, shall be deenergized and grounded before work is performed on them, except that repairs may be permitted, in the case of energized surface high-voltage lines, if such repairs are made by a qualified person in accordance with procedures and safeguards, including, but not limited to, a requirement that the operator of such mine provide, test, and maintain protective devices in making such repairs, to be prescribed by the Secretary prior to March 30, 1970.