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#114523 - 04/07/03 08:45 PM Accessible?  
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.... I took this photo this week on a job site. The temporary panel had to be suspended from the ceiling in order for the masons to perform work. Unfortunately, it was left that way, as you see here. I guess that the 10' ladder is an attempt to make the panel compliant with the "readily accessible" standard?!?

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#114524 - 04/08/03 06:57 AM Re: Accessible?  
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Looks like a work in progress. Is this a temp setup?


#114525 - 04/08/03 09:01 PM Re: Accessible?  
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Was meant to be a temp set up, but as usual it became a permanent set up.


#114526 - 04/08/03 10:55 PM Re: Accessible?  
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When you move a panel like this, do you normally have to pull a permit and have it inspected or do you rely on good common sense and workmanship practices?

An inspector would definitely have red-tagged this...


#114527 - 04/11/03 09:38 PM Re: Accessible?  
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There should at least be something placed under the bottom of the Panel, to take the wieght off of the cables entering the top, or is that Conduit I see going in there?.


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