April 20, 2006 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

April 20, 2006
Office Building 9
Auditorium, Room 102
744 P Street
Sacramento, California 95814-6413
10:00 a.m.



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)



Adjournment of the public meeting


Public hearing (open for public comment)




Explanation of procedures

Proposed safety standards (revisions, additions, deletions)

    1. Title 8:   

general industry safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 10
new section 3395
Heat illness prevention

    2. Title 8:   

general industry safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 15, section 3482 and
article 109, sections 5161 and 5178
Grain handling facilities


Adjournment of the Public Hearing


Business meeting

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



Proposed safety order for adoption

    1. Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants


Proposed variance decision for adoption


Consent calendar


  C. Other



Variance Status Report


Rulemaking Update

    4. Executive Officer's Report
    5. Future Agenda Items

Closed session

    1. Pursuant to California Government Code Section 11126(e)(1), the Board will meet in closed session to discuss litigation, Mangione v. Veolia Water North America Operating Services, et al.
  E. Adjournment of the Business Meeting

Next meeting:

May 18, 2006
Glendale City Hall
Council Chambers, 2nd Floor
613 E. Broadway
Glendale, California 91026-4308
10:00 a.m.

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