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June 15, 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

June 15, 2006
State Water Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
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.

B.

Explanation of procedures

Proposed Safety Standards (Revisions, Additions, Deletions)

    1. Title 8:   

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 16, Section 1620;
Article 17, Section 1626; and
Article 18, Section 1629
Railings and Stairways

    1. Title 8:   

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 93
section 4920
Boom-Type Mobile Cranes

 
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:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 10
New Section 3395
Heat Illness Prevention
(Heard at the 4/20/2006 Public Hearing)

    2. Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 107
Section 5154.1
Ventilation Requirements for Laboratory-Type Hood Operations
(Heard at the 9/15/2005 Public Hearing)

    1. Title 8:

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4
Appendix B, Plate B-1-a
Sanitation of Personal Safety Devices
(Heard at the 3/16/2006 Public Hearing)

 


B.


Proposed Petition Decisions for Adoption

   


1.


Bobby Watson
( Petition No. 478)

The Petitioner requests the Board to amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Section 8381(b) of the Ship Building, Ship Repairing, and Ship Breaking Safety Orders, concerning working around or under suspended loads.
   


2 .


Robert W. Fischer
( Petition No. 479)

The Petitioner requests the Board to amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Section 5006.1 of the General Industry Safety Orders (GISO), concerning certification requirements for operators of mobile articulating boom cranes.
 
C.


Proposed Variance Decisions for Adoption

    1.

Consent calendar

 

  D. Other
    1.

Legislation

    2.

Update on Petition 473, revisions to Tunnel Safety Orders.

    3.

Update on Petition 476, Avalanche Blasting advisory committee meetings.

    4. Executive Officer's Report

a. Calendar of Activities

    5. Future Agenda Items
   


Next meeting:

July 20, 2006
County Administration Center
Room 358
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, California 92101
10:00 a.m.


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