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October 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
Chris Witte at (916) 274-5721

October 19 , 2006
Harris State Building
Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California 94612-1499
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:   

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 10
Section 3385
Update of National Consensus Standard Reference for Protective Footwear

    2. Title 8:   

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 98
Section 5004
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 101
Section 5047Ship Building, Ship Repairing, and Ship Breaking Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 18, Article 6
Section 8379
Use of Personnel Suspended Platforms from Crane or Derrick

 
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:

Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 13, Article 15
Section 6368
Fuel Houses, Chip Bins, and Hoppers--Sawmills
(Heard at the 9/21/2006 Public Hearing)

    2. Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 15, Section 3482 and
Article 109, Sections 5161 and 5178
Grain Handling Facilities
(Heard at the 4/20/2006 Public Hearing)

 


B.


Proposed Petition Decisions for Adoption

   


1.


Russell E. Hutchison
(Petition No. 484)

The Petitioner requests the Board to amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Subchapter 4, Article 10, Section 1596(g)(4) of the Construction Safety Orders (CSO), regarding Roll-Over Protective Structures (ROPS) seat belt width.
   


2 .


Bradley D. Closson
(Petition No. 485)

The Petitioner requests the Board to amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Section 4884(b) through (e) of the General Industry Safety Orders (GISO), which contain criteria for design, construction, and installation of cranes.
  C. Proposed Variance Decisions for Adoption
    1.

Consent Calendar

  D. Other
    1.

Legislation

    2.

Elevator Safety Order Update

    3.

Update on Food Flavoring Advisory Committee

    4. Update on Crane Operator Certification Inspections

    5.

Executive Officer's Report

a. Calendar of Activities

    6. Future Agenda Items.

   


Next meeting:

November 16, 2006
Glendale City Hall
City Council
613 East Broadway
Glendale, California 91026-4308
10:00 a.m.


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