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28 Pa. Code § 18.86. Grounding requirements.

§ 18.86. Grounding requirements.

 (a)  Grounding shall conform with the following:

   (1)  Metal fences or railings on which a broken electrical conductor might fall shall be effectively grounded.

   (2)  A driven ground rod shall be placed at two locations close to and on either side of each crossing.

   (3)  A ground shall be provided for parallel exposure, near each end of the exposure and at intervals of not more than 300 feet within the exposure.

 (b)  Water and other piping to and from the public bathing place, including inlet and outlet pipes, shall be metallically bonded together and adequately connected to the same grounding electrode used to ground the neutral conductor of the electrical system. This shall be in addition to the grounding requirements for electrical equipment and circuits as required by the National Electrical Code.


   The provisions of this §  18.86 adopted September 18, 1971, effective September 18, 1971, 1 Pa.B. 1921.

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