338.881 Definitions

Sec. 1.

(1) For purposes of this act, the words defined in this section, section 1a, and section 1b have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections.

(2) "Electrical wiring" means all wiring, generating equipment, fixtures, appliances, and appurtenances in connection with the generation, distribution, and utilization of electrical energy, within or on a building, residence, structure, or properties, and including service entrance wiring as defined by the code.

(3) "Electrical contractor" means a person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of erecting, installing, altering, repairing, servicing, or maintaining electrical wiring, devices, appliances, or equipment.

(4) "Master electrician" means a person having the necessary qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge to supervise the installation of electrical wiring and equipment in accordance with the standard rules and regulations governing that work.

(5) "Electrical journeyman" means a person other than an electrical contractor who, as his or her principal occupation, is engaged in the practical installation or alteration of electric wiring. An electrical contractor or master electrician may also be an electrical journeyman.

(6) "Apprentice electrician" means an individual other than an electrical contractor, master electrician, or electrical journeyman, who is engaged in learning about and assisting in the installation or alteration of electrical wiring and equipment under the direct personal supervision of an electrical journeyman or master electrician.

(7) "Jobsite" means the immediate work area within the property lines of a single construction project, alteration project, or maintenance project where electrical construction or alteration of electrical wiring is in progress.

(8) "Municipality" means a city, village, or township.

(9) "Minor repair work" means electrical wiring not in excess of a valuation of $100.00.

(10) "Stille-DeRossett-Hale single state construction code act" means 1972 PA 230, MCL 125.1501 to 125.1531.

(11) "Code" means the state construction code provided for in section 4 of the Stille-DeRossett-Hale single state construction code act, or a part of that code which is of limited application, and includes a modification of or amendment to the code, or a nationally recognized model electrical code adopted by a governmental subdivision pursuant to section 8a of that act.

(12) "Enforcing agency" means the enforcing agency responsible for the administration and enforcement of the electrical code pursuant to section 8a of the Stille-DeRossett-Hale single state construction code act.

(13) "Board" means the electrical administrative board created pursuant to section 2.