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Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB)

May 19, 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

May 19, 2005
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

 

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:   

boiler and fired pressure vessel safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 2, article 5
section 770
Boiler Inspections

   
2.

Title 8
:


construction safety orders

chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 4
sections 1529 and 1535
general industry safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 109
sections 5190 and 5210
ship building, ship repairing and ship breaking
safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 18, article 4
section 8358
Exposure and Control Method Notification Requirements for Asbestos, Methylenedianiline, Vinyl Chloride, and Cotton Dust

 
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:


construction safety orders

chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 24
section 1670
Fall arrest free fall distance
(heard at the March 17, 2005, public hearing in
San Diego)

   
2.

Title 8:


general industry safety orders

chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 19
sections 3541-3546, 3548 and 3549
Automotive lifts
(heard at the August 19, 2004, public hearing in Oakland)

   
3.

Title 8
:


general industry safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, Article 25
sections 3649 and 3651(a)
Low Profile Tractors
(heard at the March 17, 2005, public hearing in
San Diego)

 
B.


Proposed petition decision for adoption

   


1.


Robert D. Peterson Law Corporation, Attorney for the Petitioner
Technical Services Information Bureau and the Acoustical Industry Advancement Fund
(Petition No. 465)

Proposal to amend Title 8 Section 1646(f) standards that address when employees may ride on a rolling scaffold.

 
C.


Proposed variance decisions for adoption

   


1.


Consent calendar
     

a.

 

Stuart Energy Systems
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-021)

     

b.

 

Omnitrans
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-037)

     

c.

 

Air Products Manufacturing Corp.
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-039)

     

d.

 

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-045)

     

e.

 

Alameda County, GSA
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-050)

     

f.

 

Brethren Hillcrest Homes
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-060)

     

g.

 

Modesto City Schools
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-061)

    2.

Items that may be removed from the consent calendar agenda

  D. Other
    1.

Legislation

    2.

Executive Officer's Report

     

a.

 

OSHSB Strategic Plan

    3.

Variance Status Update

 
E.


Adjournment of the business meeting

   


Next meeting:

June 16, 2005
10:00 a.m.
Irvine City Hall
Council Chambers
1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92623