March 20, 2008 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
Chris Witte at (916) 274-5721

March 20, 2008
Glendale City Hall
613 E. Broadway, 2nd Floor Council Chambers
Gelndale, California 91026-4308
10:00 a.m.

  1. Call to order and introductions

  2. Public meeting (open for public comment)

    1. 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)

    2. Adjournment of the public meeting

  3. Public hearing (open for public comment)

    1. Explanation of procedures

    2. Proposed Safety Standards (Revisions, Additions, Deletions)

      1. Title 8:

        General Industry Safety Orders
        Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 11
        Sections 3412, 3413, 3414, and 3416
        Outdoor Advertising Structures--Fall Protection

    3. Adjournment of the Public Hearing

  4. Business meeting

    The purpose of the business meeting is for the board to conduct its monthly business.

    1. Proposed Safety Orders for Adoption

      1. Low Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
        Chapter 4, Subchapter 5
        Electrical Safety Orders, Group 1
        Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
        (Heard at the January 17, 2008, Public Hearing)

      2. Mine Safety Orders
        Chapter 4, Subchapter 17, Article 17
        Section 7016
        Brakes on Haulage Vehicles--Maintenance
        (Heard at the December 13, 2007, Public Hearing)

    2. Proposed Variance Decisions for Adoption

      1. Consent Calendar

    3. Other
      1. Legislative Update

      2. Executive Officer's Report

        1. Calendar of Activities

      3. Future Agenda Items:

        Next meeting:

        April 17, 2008
        State Resources Building
        1416 Ninth Street, Auditorium
        Sacramento, California 95814
        10:00 a.m.

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Accommodations include, but are not limited to, an Assistive Listening System (ALS), a Computer-Aided Transcription System or Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART), a sign-language interpreter, documents in Braille, large print or on computer disk, and audio cassette recording. Accommodation requests should be made as soon as possible. Requests for an ALS or CART should be made no later than five (5) days before the hearing.