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Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB)

August 16, 2007 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

August 16 , 2007
Bonderson Building
901 P Street
Hearing Room 102A
Sacramento, California 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. Explanation of procedures
  B. Proposed Safety Standards (Revisions, Additions, Deletions)
    1. Title 8:   

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 4
Section 1532.2
General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 110
Sections 5203 and 5206
Ship Building, Ship Repairing, And Ship Breaking Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 18, Article 4
Section 8359
Carcinogen Report of Use Requirements for Chromium VI

    2. Title 8:   

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Appendix B
Plate B-17
General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 2
Section 3214 and Figure E-1 of Section 3231
Stair Railing Design

  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:

Low Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Article 3
Section 2320.2
Energized Equipment or Systems
(Heard at the 04/19/2007 Public Hearing)

    2. Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 13
New Section 3458.1
Date Palm Operations--Use of Special Purpose Ladders
(Heard at the 07/19/2007 Public Hearing)

    3. Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 90
Section 4884
Hammerhead Tower Cranes
(Heard at the 07/19/2007 Public Hearing)

    4. Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 121
New Sections 5349, 5350, 5351, 5352, 5353, 5354, and 5355.1, and Sections 5355, 5356, 5357, and 5358
Snow Avalanche Blasting
(Heard at the 02/15/2007 Public Hearing)

  B. Proposed Variance Decisions for Adoption
    1. Consent Calendar
  C. Other
    1.

Indoor Heat Illness Update
Len Welsh, Acting Chief
Division of Occupational Safety and Health

    2.

Termination of Seatbelt Width for ROPS Rulemaking proposal (Petition No. 484)

    3.

Termination of Crane Operator Certification, Exception No. 1, Rulemaking proposal (Division Form 9)

    4.

Legislative Update

    5.

Executive Officer's Report

a. Calendar of Activities

    6. Future Agenda Items.

  D. Closed Session
Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(a), the Board will discuss personnel matters.
    1.

Securing an Interim Executive Officer

    2.

Search for a Permanent Executive Officer

   


Next meeting:

September 20, 2007
Costa Mesa City Council Chambers
77 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa , California 94626
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.