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Generators shall have provisions to shut down the prime mover. The means of shutdown shall comply with all of the following:
  1. Be equipped with provisions to disable all prime mover start control circuits to render the prime mover incapable of starting
  2. Initiate a shutdown mechanism that requires a mechanical reset
The provisions to shut down the prime mover shall be permitted to satisfy the requirements of 445.18(A) where it is capable of being locked in the open position in accordance with 110.25.
Generators with greater than 15 kW rating shall be provided with an additional requirement to shut down the prime mover. This additional shutdown means shall be located outside the equipment room or generator enclosure and shall also meet the requirements of 445.18(B)(1) and (B)(2).

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