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December 15, 2005 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
Bernie Osburn at (916) 274-5721

December 15, 2005
Sacramento Historic City Hall
Council Chambers, 2nd Floor
915 I 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 29
section 1710(f)
Column stability for structural steel erection

 
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 order for adoption

   
1.

Title 8:


construction safety orders

chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 3
section 1518(d)
Protection from electric shock
(heard at the July 21, 2005, public hearing in
San Diego)

    2. Title 8:   

construction safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 20
section 1635(b) and new section 1635(c)
Floor openings (steel framed buildings)
(heard at the November 17, 2005, public hearing in La Canada Flintridge)

 
B.


Proposed emergency safety order for re-adoption

   
1.

Title 8:


General Industry Safety Orders
New Section 3395
Heat Illness Prevention

   


2.


No later than January 1, 2006, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board shall review the feasibility of providing shade for all rest periods at outdoor places of employment.

 
C.

Proposed petition decisions for adoption
   


1.


Robb MacKie
American Bakers Association
(Petition No. 474)

Proposal to amend Title 8 Section 5155 of the General Industry Safety Orders, by repealing the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) for airborne flour dust.

 
D.


Proposed variance decisions for adoption

   


1.


Consent calendar
     

a.

 

Britex Fabrics
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-023)

     

b.

 

One Powell Associates, LLC
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-026)

     

c.

 

A.F. Evans Development
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-028)

     

d.

 

Memorial Hospital Association
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-041)

     

e.

 

Stanford University
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-047)

     

f.

 

Palo Alto High School Partners
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-053)

     

g.

 

Delmas Park Associates, LP
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-054)

     

h.

 

Little Tokyo Teramachi Ventures, LLC
(OSHSB File No.04-V-058)

     

i.

 

CityMark Fahrenheit, LLC
(OSHSB File No. 05-V-005)

     

j.

 

CHL International Associates, Inc.
(OSHSB File No. 05-V-009)

    2.

Items that may be removed from the consent calendar agenda

  E. Other
    1.

Variances

    2.

Rulemaking Update

a. Coordination with DOSH
b. 2006 Rulemaking Calendar

    3.

Executive Officer's Report

    4.

Future Agenda Items

 
F.


Adjournment of the business meeting

   


Next meeting:

January 19, 2006
Auditorium
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Oakland CA 94612
10:00 a.m.