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May 20, 2004 agenda

Mission Statement

The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board is to promote, adopt, and maintain reasonable and enforceable standards that will ensure a safe and healthful workplace for California workers.

Public meeting/public hearing/business meeting of the
Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board

If you have questions regarding any of the following agenda items, please contact
Melony Hernandez at (916) 274-5721

May 20, 2004
Office Building 9
Auditorium, Room 102
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-6413
10:00 a.m.

 

I.

Call to order and introductions

II.

Public meeting (open for public comment)

  A.

This portion of the public meeting is open to any interested person to propose new or revised standards to the Board or to make any comment concerning occupational safety and health (Labor Code Section 142.2).

This portion of the meeting is also open to any person who wishes to address the Board on any item on today’s Business Meeting Agenda (Government Code Section 11125.7)

 

B.

Adjournment of the public meeting

III.

Public hearing (open for public comment)

 

A.

B.

Explanation of procedures

Proposed safety standards (revisions, additions, deletions)

    1. Title 8:   

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 107
Section 5147
Respiratory protection for m. tuberculosis

   
2.

Title 8
:


Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 13, article 5
Section 6283(a)
Leg protection for portable chain saw operations

 
C.


Adjournment of the Public Hearing


IV.

Business meeting

The purpose of the Business Meeting is for the Board to conduct its monthly business.

 


A.


Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 29, Section 1716.2

   
1.

Title 8:


Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 29
Sections 1716.2
Fall protection for residential-type framing activities

Scientific basis for setting trigger height. Proposal to refer trigger height issue to Advisory Committee.

 
B.


Proposed safety orders for adoption

   
1.

Title 8:


Construction Safety Orders

Chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 10
Section 1593
Securing loads on haulage vehicles

(Heard at the November 20, 2003, public hearing in San Diego)

   
2.

Title 8:

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 29
Section 1716.2
Proposed vertical standard – fall protection for residential-type framing activities

(Heard at the November 20, 2003, public hearing in San Diego)
   
3.

Title 8:

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 19
Section 1632
General Industry Safety Orders

Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 2
Section 3212
Guarding of skylights

(Heard at the August 21, 2003, public hearing in Sacramento)
   
4.

Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 98
Section 3301(e) and (f)
Pressure testing of pipes and other containers

(Heard at the October 16, 2003, public hearing in Sacramento)
   
5.

Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 109
Section 5194
Hazard communication amendments

(Heard at the April 15, 2004, public hearing in San Diego)
 
C.


Proposed petition decisions for adoption

a. Darryl Im (Petition No. 458)

Petitioner requested the Board to amend Title 8, section 3564, regarding portable winches.

 
D.


Proposed variance decisions for adoption

   


1.


Consent calendar

     

a.

San Diego Gas & Electric Company
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-030)

   
2.


Items that may be removed from the consent calendar agenda

 
E.


Other

   
1.


Janet Eagan – Appeals Board presentation

   


2.

3.


General Administrative Items

Legislation

 
F.


Adjournment of the business meeting

Next meeting:

June 17, 2004
Glendale City Hall
Council Chambers, Second Floor
613 E. Broadway
Glendale, CA 91026-4308
10:00 a.m.