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I know that the discussion of "Grounds up or down" have been discussed at length in multiple threads. Even though it is not an NEC requirement, in a recent thread someone mentioned that OSHA required the grounds to be up, maybe in an industrial enviornment. I have been trying to locate the thread but have had no luck. I would like to find out if this is indeed a fact and where I could find the requirement on OSHA's web site.

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The only requirement is that they are required to be grounded unless there is some obscured one or maybe some over read the regs.


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I know that the discussion of "Grounds up or down" have been discussed at length in multiple threads


Not here, not seriously, and not for about 4 years.

There is no such OSHA requirement.

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A gentleman recently made such an assertion of such a requirement in his letter, published in NEC digest. I think that's where this came from. The author provided no references or documentation.

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Thanks. That must be where I saw it.

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"The author provided no references or documentation." And no-one else has any either - it's like looking for hen's teeth.


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