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.

May 1, 2002
9:30 a.m.
May 2, 2002
8:30 a.m.
Department of Education Building
721 Capitol Mall, Room 166A
Sacramento, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1710, with regard to structural steel erection.

George Hauptman
Senior Engineer – Standards
OSH Standards Board
(916) 274-5724

May 3, 2002
10:00 a.m.
455 Golden Gate Avenue
10th Floor Conference Room
San Francisco, 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

 

May 13, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor
Meeting Room 1
Oakland, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1527, with regard to washing facilities at construction jobsites.

Bob Barish
Senior Industrial
Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards
Health Unit
(415) 703-5161

 

May 22, 2002
9:30 a.m.
May 23, 2002
9:00 a.m.
Doubletree Hotel Sacramento
Capitol Ballroom, Salon B
2001 Point West Way
Sacramento, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3314, with regard to lockout-tagout.

Conrad Tolson
Senior Engineer - Standards
OSH Standards Board
(916) 274-5722

May 23, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, 13th Floor
Training Room
Oakland, CA

 

To explore possible methods for selecting employee representatives to the occupational health and safety committees with regards to the discussion group on LC 6401.7(g).

Deborah Gold
Senior Industrial
Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards
Health Unit
(415) 703-5115

May 29, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, 13 Floor
Training Room 1304
Oakland, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Article 105 with regard to hearing conservation audio metric testing.

Bob Nakamura
Senior Industrial
Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards
Health Unit
(415) 703-5160

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

 

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

June 6, 2002
9:30 a.m.
State Compensation Insurance Fund
1275 Market Street, 2nd Floor
Council Room
San Francisco, 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.

May 16, 2002
11:00 a.m.
California State Building
Auditorium
1350 Front Stree
tSan Diego, CA

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Group 2, Article 40 (New Article), Sections 2980-2983, Electronic News Gathering (ENG).

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 81, Section 4799, Oxygen or Fuel-Gas Operator Training Instructions.

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.

 

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, Article 17, Section 1626, Stairwells and Stairs.

   
 

Heard at the January 17, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on February 21, 2002; filed with the Secretary of State on April 2, 2002; and will become effective on May 2, 2002.

 

 

2.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Low Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Article 3, Section 2320.2, Energized Equipment or Systems with Respect to the Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Safeguards.

   
 

Heard at the December 13, 2001, Public Hearing adopted on February 1, 2002; filed with the Secretary of the State on April 22, 2002; and will become effective on May 22, 2002.

 

INTERNET

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The Standards Board’s e-mail address is:  oshsb@dir.ca.gov