OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar of Activities

 

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.

June 17, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Training Room 1304
Oakland, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to airborne contaminants

Bruce Wallace
Senior Industrial Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards
Health Unit
(415) 703-5165

June 17, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Department of Transportation Conference Room 3 Main
Farmers Market Complex
1727 30th Stree
tSacramento, CA

 

To develop the final conceptual approach for the proposed Title 8 Reform Project.

Hans Boersma
Senior Engineer - Standards
Occupational Safety & Health
Standards Board
(916) 274-5723

June 18, 2002
10:00 a.m.
June 19, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Engineering Services
Conference Room
2424 Arden Way, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Elevator Safety Orders, including incorporation of portions of ASME A17.1-2000

Tony Lopez
Associate ERT Engineer - DOSH
Elevator Unit
(916) 263-6973

 

July 2, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Occupational Safety & Health
Appeals Board
Hearing Room, 3rd Floor
2520 Venture OaksWay, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Sections 1504, 1637(b) and 1640(c), with regard to scaffolds.

Santokh Kahlon
Senior Engineer - Standards
OSH Standards Board
(916) 274-5729

 

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

July 11, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Department of Water and Power
111 N. Hope Street
Conference Room
Los Angeles, CA

To discuss current Cal/OSHA program issues.

John Howard
Chief, DOSH
(415) 703-5100

 

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.

 

June 20, 2002
11:00 a.m.
Cal/EPA Building
Sierra Hearing Room
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6.2, Permanent Amusement Rides Safety Orders, Articles 1-4, Sections 3195.1 through 3195.14, Inspection of Permanent Amusement Rides, Including Aquatic Devices.

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 7; General Industry Safety Orders; Articles 80, 88 and 90; Sections 4794, 4848 and 4850; Gas and Electric Welding Systems and Operations.

July 18, 2002
11:00 a.m.
State Building
Carmel 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.

 

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 4; Construction Safety Orders; Articles 19, 20, 24 and 29; Sections 1632, 1635, 1671, 1709, 1710 and New Section 1716.2; Safety Standards for Steel Erection.

   
 

Heard at the January 17, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on March 21, 2002; filed with the Secretary of State on May 1, 2002; and became effective on May 1, 2002.

 

 

 

2.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Elevator Safety Orders, Article 13, Section 3089, Escalators, Clearance Between Skirts and Step.

   
 

Heard at the October 18, 2001, Public Hearing; adopted on November 15, 2001; filed with the Secretary of the State on May 6, 2002; and will become effective on June 6, 2002.

 

 

   
3

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 6; Elevator Safety Orders; Articles 7, 20 and 22; Sections 3011(d), 3120.1 and 3122.0; and Title 24; Part 7; California Elevator Safety Construction Code; Article 7-6; Section 7-3009; Articles 7-7, 7-20, and 7-22; Sections 7-3011, 7-3120.1 and 7-3122.0; Elevator Access Keys.

   

Heard at the January 17, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on February 21, 2002; filed with the Secretary of the State on May 8, 2002; and will become effective on June 7, 2002.

 

 

 

4

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 25, Sections 3650 and 3664, Operating Rules for Industrial Trucks.

 

  Heard at the October 18, 2001, Public Hearing; adopted on April 18, 2002; filed with the Secretary of the State on May 28, 2002; and will become effective June 27, 2002.

 

 

 

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