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Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB)

January 19, 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
Bernie Osburn at (916) 274-5721

January 19, 2006
Harris State Building
Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612
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:   

compressed air safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 3,
general industry safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, new article 154
Title 8 Reform Element 1, Part 1

 
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:


constuction safety orders

chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 24
section 1644)
Metal scaffolds
(heard at the October 20, 2005, public hearing in
Sacramento)

    2. Title 8:   

general industry safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, group 4, article 24
sections 3637, 3638, 3639, 3640, 3642 and 3646
Mast-Climbing Work Platforms
(heard at the June 16, 2005, public hearing in Irvine)

    3. Title 8:   

ship building, ship repairing and ship breaking safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 18, articles 3, section 8354
and article 8, new sections 8397.14, 8397.15 and 8397.16
Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment II
(heard at the October 20, 2005, public hearing in Sacramento)

 
B.

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.

 
C.


Proposed variance decisions for adoption

   


1.


Consent calendar
    2.

Items that may be removed from the consent calendar agenda

  D. Other
    1.

Rulemaking Priority System

    2.

Legislation

    3.

Variance Status Report

    4.

Rulemaking Update

    5.

Section 5155 Advisory Committee Process Update

    6.

Executive Officer's Report

    7.

Future Agenda Items

 
E.


Adjournment of the business meeting

   


Next meeting:

February 16, 2006
Auditorium, Room 102
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
10:00 a.m.