This is the first edition of CSA C22.2 No. 353, Power pedestals, one of a series of Standards issued by CSA Group under Part II of the Canadian Electrical Code.
For general information on the Standards of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part II, see the Preface of CSA C22.2 No. 0, General requirements — Canadian Electrical Code, Part II.
This Standard was prepared by the Integrated Committee on Wiring Devices (ICWD), under the jurisdiction of the Technical Committee on Wiring Products and the Strategic Steering Committee on Requirements for Electrical Safety, and has been formally approved by the Technical Committee.
This Standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This Standard applies to cord- or cable-connected, or permanently mounted, power pedestals rated up to 200 A and 600 V or less, and installed in accordance with CSA C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (CE Code, Part I). These pedestals can include
a) locking and non-locking receptacles, up to and including 60 A;
b) communication connectors;
c) power monitoring equipment; and
d) branch circuits, including over-current protective devices such as fuses and circuit breakers.
These power pedestals may be used for indoor and outdoor applications, such as industrial and commercial applications, parking lots, marinas, RV sites (camp grounds), and carnival sites.
This Standard does not apply to cord reels and multi-outlet assemblies, which are covered in CSA C22.2 No. 308.
This Standard does not apply to portable power equipment, which is covered in CSA C22.2 No. 300.
This Standard does not apply to products covered in CSA C22.2 No. 29.
This Standard does not apply to electric vehicle supply equipment, which is covered in CSA C22.2 No. 280.
In this Standard, shall is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the Standard; should is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and may is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.
Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.
The values given in SI units are the units of record for the purposes of this Standard. The values given in parentheses are for information and comparison only.