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.

November 1, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor
Meeting Room 1304
Oakland, CA 94612

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to airborne contaminants, specifically permissible exposure limits for Glutaraldehyde.

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

November 15, 2002
9:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay StreetAuditorium
Oakland, CA 94612
Notice of Meeting and
Meeting Agenda

 

Special Working Group Meeting on Ergonomics Regulation. The Division of Occupational Safety and Health is holding a special meeting to discuss the issues and gather information relevant to a request to the Standards Board by the California Labor Federation to amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Section 5110, Repetitive Motion Injuries.

Bob Barish
(415) 703-5161 or
Deborah Gold
(415) 703-5115
Senior Industrial Hygienists - DOSH
Research and Standards Development Unit

November 18, 2002
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Occupational Safety and Health
Appeals Board Hearing Room
2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95833


To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1632, with regard to floor, roof, and wall openings, and General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3212 with regard to floor openings, floor holes and roofs.

Santokh Kahlon
Senior Engineer - Standards
Occupational Safety and
Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5729

November 20, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, 13th Floor
Training Room
Oakland, CA 94612
To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5142 and 5143, with regard to indoor air quality.

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

December 10, 2002
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. &
December 11, 2002
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Division Of Occupational
Safety and Health
2211 Park Towne Circle, Suite 5
Sacramento, CA 95825
To discuss proposed rulemaking regarding fall protection for residential framing activities.

Conrad Tolson
Senior Engineer - Standards
Occupational Safety and
Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5722

                   

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.

 

November 21, 2002
11:00 a.m.
California State Building
Auditorium
1350 Front Street
San Diego, CA

 

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 4; Construction Safety Orders; Article 14; Sections 1604.5(c)(3) and 1604.6; Construction Hoistway Doors and Door Locking Devices.

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 7; General Industry Safety Orders; Article 4; Sections 3279 and 3280; Portable Ladders.

December 12, 2002
11:00 a.m.
Office Building 9, Room 102
Auditorium
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 1, Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders, Sections 451 and 527, Scope and Application of Article 7, Liquefied Natural Gas.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 98, Section 5006 and New Section 5006.1, Crane Operator Qualifications and Certification.

 

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 24, Section 1671.2, Use of Safety Monitors in Controlled Access Zones.

   
 

Heard at the July 18, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on August 15, 2002; filed with the Secretary of State on September 12, 2002; and became effective on October 12, 2002.

 

 

 

2.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 1, Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders, Sections 451 and 527, the Scope and Application of Article 7, Liquefied Natural Gas (Emergency Regulation).

   
 

Adopted on September 19, 2002; filed with the Secretary of State on September 25, 2002; became effective on September 25, 2002; and will expire on January 24, 2003.

 

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