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September 20, 2007 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

September 20, 2007
Costa Mesa City Council Chambers
77 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, California 94626
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.

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 28
Section 1704
Pneumatically-Driven Nailers and Staplers
(Heard at the 06/21/2007 Public Hearing)

    2. Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 7
New Section 3324
Horizontal Sliding Gates
(Heard at the 05/17/2007 Public Hearing)

    3. Title 8:

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 4
Section 1532.2
General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 110
Sections 5203 and 5206
Ship Building, Ship Repairing, and Ship Breaking Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 18, Article 4
Carcinogen Report of Use Requirements for Chromium VI
(Heard at the 08/16/2007 Public Hearing)

    4. Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 59
Section 4324
Dust Collection Systems for Woodworking Machines and Equipment
(Heard at the 12/14/2006 Public Hearing)

  B. Proposed Petition Decisions for Adoption
    1.

Petition File No. 494
Julio and Madeline Petrini

Petitioners request the Board to amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Sections 3563 and 3651 of the General Industry Safety Orders regarding roll bars and lap seat belts on riding lawn mowers.

   

2.

 

Petition File No. 495
Richard Grossman

The Petitioner requests the Board to amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Section 4906(c) of the General Industry Safety Orders regarding truck wheel guards and railsweeps.

  C. Proposed Variance Decisions for Adoption
    1. Consent Calendar
  D. Other
    1.

Enforcement Update
Vicky Heza, Deputy Chief-Safety
Compliance Unit
Division of Occupational Safety and Health

    2.

Legislative Update

    3.

Executive Officer's Report

a. Calendar of Activities

    4. Future Agenda Items.

  D. Closed Session
Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(a), the Board will discuss personnel matters.
    1.

Briefing on staff vacancies

    2.

Review of recruitment process

   


Next meeting:

October 18, 2007
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento, California 95814
10:00 a.m.


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