Rule 2-308

It is intended by this Rule that working space with secure footing be provided and maintained about electrical equipment such as switchboards, switchgear, panelboards, control panels, overcurrent devices, disconnecting means, motor control centres, etc.

Source: Appendix B, Rule 2-308, CSA C22.1:21, Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1 (25th Edition), Safety Standard for Electrical Installations. © 2021 Canadian Standards Association. Please visit