SECTION 1. Notwithstanding section 129C of chapter 149 of the General Laws, any municipal light board or equivalent thereof, may adopt by majority vote the following language for its electric light department or equivalent thereof:-
Line workers and troublemen may work on live wires, electrical equipment or other energized conductors in excess of 15,000 volts phase-to-phase or 8,500 volts phase-to-ground directly with rubber gloves, when de-energizing is not feasible and only when following the applicable provisions of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2004 Edition, Articles 110, 120 and 130, concerning proper safe work practices, personal protective equipment and clothing.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
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