Dept. of Industrial Relations logo

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board

Approved Regulations

The following is a list of approved regulations. Click on the name of the regulation(s) to access the language in strikeout/underline form and the adoption, approval and effective dates. Strikeout language indicates language deleted from the proposed Title 8 regulation and underlined language indicates language added to the proposed Title 8 regulation.

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, by a majority vote, adopted additions, revisions or deletions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4, after proceedings held in accordance with and pursuant to authority vested in Sections 142, 142.3 and 142.4 of the Labor Code to implement, interpret, or make specific.

For more information regarding the development of Occupational Safety and Health regulations, e-mail oshsb@dir.ca.gov.

Approved Regulation Status Effective

Sections 1504, New Section 1929, 1930 – 1932, 1934 – 1936, 5154, 5191, 5194, 5415, 5449, 5451, 5531 – 5534, 5541 – 5543, 5545 – 5547, 5549, 5556, 5558, 5560, 5566, 5568 – 5570, 5573 – 5579, 5590, 5592, 5594, 5596 – 5599, 5601, 5606, 5616 – 5622, and 5624
Federal Final Rule, Globally Harmonized System - Update to Hazard Communication (Safety)

Filed with Secretary of State:
May. 5, 2014
May. 6, 2014
Sections 1512, 2320.10, and 2940.10
First Aid for Electrical Workers-Application & Scope
Filed with Secretary of State:
Sep. 5, 2012
Oct. 5, 2012
Sections 1520 and 3384
Hand Protection
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 1, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Sections 1529, 1532, 1532.1, Appendix B to 1532.1, 1532.2, 1535, 3204, 5150, 5157, 5161, 5189, 5190, 5191, 5192, Appendix A to 5192, 5194, Appendices A through G to 5194, 5198, Appendix B to 5198, 5200, 5201, 5202, Appendix A to 5202, 5206, 5207, 5208, Appendix J to 5208, 5208.1, 5209, 5210, 5211, 5212, Appendix B to 5212, 5213, 5214, 5215, 5217, Appendix A to 5217, 5218, 5219, 5220, 8358, Appendix K to 8358 and 8359
Federal Final Rule, Globally Harmonized Systems - Update to Hazard Communication (Health)
Filed with Secretary of State: May. 5, 2014 May. 6, 2014
Sections 1529, 1532 and 1532.1, Appendix B of Section 1532.1, Sections 1532.2, 1535, 5150, 5189, 5190, 5191, 5192, and 5194, Appendices A through G of Section 5194, Section 5198, and Appendix B of Section 5198, Sections 5200, 5201 and 5202, Appendix A of Section 5202, Sections 5206, 5207, 5208, 5209, 5210, 5211, 5212, 5213, 5214, 5217, 5218 and 5220
Globally Harmonized System Update to Hazard Communication Health (Horcher)

Filed with Secretary of State: May 6, 2013

Readopted

Filed with Secretary of State: Nov. 6, 2013

May 6, 2013

Readopted

Nov. 6, 2013
Sections 1532.1, 5189, 5192, and 5198
Federal OSHA Amendments and Technical Corrections
Filed with Secretary of State: Sep. 4, 2012 Oct. 4, 2012
Section 1533
Internal Combustion Engine-Driven Equipment (Technical Amendments)
Filed with Secretary of State: Aug. 29, 2013 Oct. 1, 2013
Sections 1593 and 3650
Use of Forklift Trucks and Excavators for Hoisting Loads
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 23, 2012
Nov. 22, 2012
Section 1598 and 1599
Update of Reference to California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways (CA MUTCD)
Filed with Secretary of State:
May 29, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Sections 1610.1, 1610.3, 1610.4, 1610.9, 1611.1, 1612.3, 1613, 1613.2, 1613.10, 1616.1, 1617.1, 617.2, 1617.3, 1618.1, 1619.1, 1613.11, 1613.12, 4885, and 4999
Cranes & Derricks in Construction (Clean-Up)
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 2, 2012
Nov. 1, 2012
Sections 1610.3, 1616.3, 4885, 4993.1, 4999 and 5001
Work Area Control (Crane Swing Radius Hazards)
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 28, 2013
Apr. 1, 2013
Sections 1933, 5541, 5543, 5559, 5600 and 6170
Fire Control, Update of References to NFPA 13 Standard, Installation of Sprinkler Systems
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jul. 23, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Section 2940.2 and 2940.7
Fed OSHA DFR, Revision to CDAC Scope: Exception For Digger Derrick
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 28, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Section 2940.8
The Securing of Poles Durning Removal Operation
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 24, 2013
Jul. 1, 2013
Sections 2950 and 3420-3428
Tree Work Maintenance or Removal
Filed with Secretary of State:
Sep. 25, 2012
Oct. 25, 2012
Sections 3207, 3558 and 4184
Guarding of Microtomes
Filed with Secretary of State:
Aug. 7, 2012
Sep. 6, 2012
Sections 3210 and 3900
Elevated Locations - Guardrail Exception for Portable Amusement Rides
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 24, 2013
Apr. 1, 2013
Section 3329
Working on (Dismantling) Pressurized Pipe
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jul. 1, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Section 3381
Federal OSHA Direct Final Rule - Head Protection
Filed with Secretary of State:
Mar. 14, 2013
Jul. 1, 2013
Section 3650
Powered Industrial Trucks–Excessive Loads
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 14, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Section 4297
Definitions for Woodworking Machines and Equipment
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 9, 2014
Apr. 1, 2014
Section 4297
Definitions for Woodworking Machines and Equipment
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 2, 2012
Nov. 1, 2012
Section 4309
Horizontal Pull Saw (Radial Arm Saw) Guarding
Filed with Secretary of State: Feb. 28, 2013
Apr. 1, 2013
Section 4355
Operating Rules for Compaction Equipment
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 3, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Section 4994
Hoisting, Use of Cribbing, ASME Reference Correction
Filed with Secretary of State:
May 30, 2013
Jul. 1, 2013
Section 5001
Update and Harmonization of Crane Hand Signals Standards and Illustrations
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 14, 2014
Jul. 1, 2014
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, Naphthalene
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jun. 24, 2014
Oct. 1, 2014
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, N-Methylpyrrolidone
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 9, 2014
Apr. 1, 2014
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants - Ethylbenzene
Filed with Secretary of State:
Aug. 27, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Section 5197
Laboratory Accreditation for Diacetyl Analysis
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jul. 1, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Section 5199(g)(3)(B)
Aerosol Transmissble Diseases Respirator Execption
Filed with Secretary of State:
Aug. 1, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Section 5605
Tank Storage Subject to Flooding, Precautionary Measure
Filed with Secretary of State: Jun. 2, 2014 Oct. 1, 2014
Section 6325
Fueling of Helicopters Used in Logging Operations
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 18, 2012
Nov. 17, 2012
Sections 6505, 6651, and New Section 6625.1
Diesel Engine Runaway Protection
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 31, 2012
Nov. 30, 2012
Section 8352
Scope and Application – Ship Building
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jun. 24, 2013
Oct. 1, 2013
Sections 8495, 8496, 8497 and 8500
Cranes & Derricks in Construction Underground and Demolition
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jan. 9, 2014
Apr. 1, 2014

Click here for past approved regulations (2001 to present)