OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar of Activities

 

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF PETITIONS

 

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board hereby gives public notice of receipt of the following petitions to adopt, amend or repeal regulations in the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, pursuant to the authority contained in Labor Code Section 142.2.

File No.:

443

   

Petitioner:

Robert D. Peterson Law Corporation

 

on behalf of Masino Plastering, Inc.

   

Subject:

To amend Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1637(f), with regard to scaffold planks.

   

Date Received:

May 31, 2002

   
   
File No.: 444
   
Petitioner: Robert D. Peterson Law Corporation
  on behalf of Beven-Herron, Inc.
   
Subject: To amend Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, with regard to structural wood framing system.
   
Date Received: May 30, 2002
   
   
File No.: 445
   
Petitioner: Bradley J. Clinton
   
Subject: To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders to require a three-point seatbelt system in commercial vehicles.
   
Date Received: June 20, 2002
   
   
File No.: 446
   
Petitioner I: Mark S. Schacht, Deputy Director
  California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
 
Petitioner II: Rosalinda Guillen, National Vice-President
United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO
 
Petitioner III: Tom Rankin, President
  California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
   
Subject: To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3456, with regard to the use of short handled hoes in agricultural hand weeding, thinning, and hot-capping operations.
   
Date Received: July 1, 2002

 

NOTICE OF ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS

 

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board hereby gives notice that the following subjects will be considered by ad hoc advisory committees convened to consider revisions to Cal/OSHA safety orders in Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

July 24, 2002
9:00 a.m.
The California Date Commission
Monroe Professional Building
45-691 Monroe Street, Suite 5
Indio, CA 92202

 

To consider adding proposed new Section 3458 regarding date palm operations fall protection to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders.

George Hauptman
Senior Engineer - Standards
Occupational Safety & Health
Standards Board
(916) 274-5724

July 30, 2002
9:00 a.m.
2100 East Katella
Training Room
Anaheim, CA 92806

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders, CNG/LNG temporary refueling.

Manny Ciriaco
Senior Safety Engineer
Pressure Vessel Unit
(714) 939-0434

August 29, 2002
9:30 a.m
Bank Corp. Building
2450 Venture Oaks Way, 4th Floor
Room 410
Sacramento, CA 95833

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 5153, with regard to re-circulation of spray booth exhaust.

Tom Mitchell
Senior Industrial- Hygienist
OSH Standards Board
(916) 274-5730

 

CAL/OSHA ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

The Department of Industrial Relations’ Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee, which meets monthly, provides a means for discussing issues related to the Cal/OSHA program.  Any interested person is invited to attend.  Agenda items must be submitted in writing to John Howard, Chief, Division of Occupational Safety and Health, two weeks in advance of the meeting.

                       

DATE, TIME AND LOCATION

SUBJECT

CONTACT

No Meeting in August

 

PROPOSED RULEMAKING SCHEDULED FOR UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.4 and the provisions of Labor Code Sections 142.1, 142.2, and 142.3, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board has set the time and place for a Public Hearing.  At the Public Hearing, the Board will consider public testimony on the proposed changes noticed below to occupational safety and health regulations in Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

 

July 18, 2002
11:00 a.m.
State BuildingCarmel Room
320 West 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 2, Boiler and Fired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders, Article 4, Section 769 and Title 24, Part 4, Chapter 10, California Mechanical Code, Section 1016.0, Boiler Installations.


Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 24, Section 1671.2, Use of Safety Monitors in Controlled Access Zones.

August 15, 2002
11:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Articles 2 and 8, Appendix B - Plates B-14 and B-15, Appendix C - Plates C-26-a and C-27, and Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Group 18, Articles 113 to 123, and Subchapter 17, Mine Safety Orders, Articles 1 and 50-55, Appendices A and B, and Subchapter 20, Tunnel Safety Orders, Articles 2 and 20-24, Explosives.

 

NOTICE OF REGULATIONS APPROVED

 

After proceedings held in accordance with and pursuant to authority vested in Sections 142, 142.3 and 142.4 of the Labor Code to implement, interpret, or make specific, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, by a majority vote, adopted additions, revisions or deletions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4, as follows:

 

1.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 91, Section 4885, Definition of Trolley Suspended Hoists.

   
 

Heard at the October 18, 2001, Public Hearing; adopted on April 18, 2002; filed with the Secretary of State on June 3, 2002; and became effective on July 3, 2002.

   
2. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 100, Section 5034(f), Crane and Derrick Adjustments and Repairs.
   
  Heard at the February 21, 2001, Public Hearing; adopted on April 18, 2001; filed with the Secretary of the State on June 3, 2002; and became effective on July 3, 2002.
   
3. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 109, Appendix A to Section 5189, Process Safety Management of Acutely Hazardous Materials Listing of Sulfur Dioxide.
   
  Heard at the April 18, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on May 16, 2002; filed with the Secretary of the State on June 18, 2002; and will become effective on July 18, 2002.
   
4. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 27, Sections 3700 and 3702, Seatbelt Requirement for Farm Labor Vehicles.
   
  Heard at the March 21, 2001, Public Hearing; adopted on May 16, 2002; filed with the Secretary of the State on June 20, 2002; and will become effective July 20, 2002.
   
5. Title 8, Chapter 3.5, Subchapter 1, Administrative Regulations, Article 2, Sections 406, 411.1-411.4, 415, 417.3 and 417.5, Variances from Occupational Safety and Health Standards.
   
  Heard at the April 18, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on May 16, 2002; filed with the Secretary of the State on July 1, 2002; and will become effective July 31, 2002.

 

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