2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:6-47.8 - Exceptions
This act shall not be construed as applying to, shall not apply to, and is not intended to apply to, the construction, reconstruction, operations, and maintenance of overhead electrical conductors and their supporting structures and associated equipment by authorized and qualified electrical workers; nor to the authorized and qualified employees of any person engaged in the construction, reconstruction, operation, and maintenance of overhead electrical circuits or conductors and their supporting structures and associated equipment of rail transportation systems, or electrical generating, transmission, distribution, and communication systems. This exception when applied to railway systems, shall be construed as permitting operation of standard rail equipment, which is normally used in the transportation of freight or passengers or both and the operation of relief trains, or other equipment in emergencies, or in maintenance of way service, at a distance of less than 6 feet from any high-voltage conductor of such railway system; but this act shall be construed as prohibiting normal repair or construction operations at a distance of less than 6 feet from any high-voltage conductor by other than properly qualified and authorized persons or employees under the direct supervision of an authorized person who is familiar with the hazards involved, unless there has been compliance with the safety provisions of sections 2, 4, and 5 hereof.
This act shall not be construed as applying to, shall not apply to and is not intended to apply to, motor vehicle transportation across or along a public road or highway where such transportation is subject to the requirements of Title 39, Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulation of the Revised Statutes, nor to motor vehicle transportation subject to the requirements of P.L.1952, chapter 16, page 65, section 1 et seq., New Jersey Highway Authority or P.L.1948, chapter 454, page 1856, section 1 et seq., New Jersey Turnpike Authority.
L.1948, c. 249, p. 1102, s. 8. Amended by L.1966, c. 261, s. 7, eff. Sept. 6, 1966.
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