Code Q&A: Poles Supporting Luminaires

Code Q&A: Poles Supporting Luminaires

NEC guidelines on using poles to support luminaires

Q. What are the NEC rules regarding poles used to support luminaires?

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A. A pole can be used to support luminaires and serve as a raceway [410.30]. However, they must comply with the following six requirements:

1) The pole must have an accessible 2 in. x 4 in. handhole with a cover suita

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