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September 23, 2004

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

September 23, 2004
Office building 9
Auditorium, room 102
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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:   

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 13
Section 1602(a)
Personal Flotation Devices

   
2.

Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 2
Section 3210 and 3212
Fall Protection at Ladderway and Stairway Entrances and Openings
 
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.


Proposed safety orders for adoption

    1. Title 8: General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 10
Section 3380(d)
Personal Protective Equipment
(Heard at the August 19, 2004, Public Hearing in Oakland)
   
2.

Title 8:


Petroleum Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 15, Article 5,
Section 6777
Hot Work Permits
(Heard at the April 15, 2004, Public Hearing in
San Diego)

 
B.

Proposed safety order for emergency adoption
    1. Title 8: General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 13
Sections 3456
Hand Weeding, Hand Thinning and Hand Hot Capping in Agriculture
   
1.

Title 8:


General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 107
Sections 5144
Fit-Testing for Tuberculosis

 
C.


Proposed variance decisions for adoption

   
1.

Consent Calendar

a. Escalon Unified School District
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-028)

b. Gensis 2000, LLC.
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-001)

c. Sharp Healthcare Grossmont Hospital
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-005)

   


2.


Items that may be removed from the Consent Calendar Agenda
 
D.

Other
   


1. Dave Bare – Presentation on Consultation Services

2. Termination of Rulemaking – Section 1541, Trench/Excavation Fall Protection

3. Legislation

4. Executive Officer Report

 
E.


Adjournment of the business meeting

 


Next meeting:

October 21, 2004
1350 Front Street
Auditorium
San Diego, CA 92101
10:00 a.m.