November 20, 2008 Agenda
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
November 20, 2008
Glendale City Hall
613 E. Broadway, 2nd Floor Council Chambers
Glendale, California 91206
Call to order and introductions
Public meeting (open for public comment)
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)
Any individual or group planning to make a presentation during the Public Meeting is requested to contact Chris Witte, Executive Secretary, or Marley Hart, Executive Officer, at (916) 274-5721 in advance of the meeting so that any logistical concerns can be addressed.
Adjournment of the public meeting
Public hearing (open for public comment)
Explanation of procedures
Proposed Safety Standards (Revisions, Additions, Deletions)
General Industry Safety Orders
Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 98
Crane Hoisting--Use of Outriggers, Stabilizers, and Other Supports
Adjournment of the Public Hearing
- Business meeting
The purpose of the business meeting is for the board to conduct its monthly business.
Proposed Petition Decisions for Adoption
Jogen Bhalla, Vice President
Petition File No. 505
The Petitioner requests the Board to amend Title 8, Petroleum Safety Orders--Refining, Section 6874, by expanding the current regulation to address safety devices and safeguards to prevent fire and explosion for stationary, mobile, and vehicular diesel engines operating in and around refineries.
Bo Bradley, Director of Safety, Health, and Regulatory Services
Associated General Contractors of California
Guy Prescott, Director of Safety
Operating Engineers Local 3
Petition File No. 507
The Petitioner requests the Board to amend Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Sections 1590(d), 1591(b), and 1597, regarding exhaust and modifications of equipment.
Proposed Variance Decisions for Adoption
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