OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD

2001 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.4 and Labor Code Sections 142.1, 142.3, 142.4, 144.5, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board will conduct a monthly Board Meeting at the following times and locations.  During this meeting the Board will hold an open public meeting, consider proposed revisions of the California Code of Regulations at its monthly Public Hearings, and conduct its business.  As Public Hearing regulations, their supporting documents (an Informative Digest and Initial Statement of Reasons), and Agenda of the meeting become available they will be posted below as underlined links to the related documents.

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DATE & LOCATION PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSALS
Thursday, January 18th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
320 West 4th Street
Carmel Room
Los Angeles


Board Meeting Agenda
Construction Safety Orders,
Chapter  4, Subchapter 4, Article 2, Section 1504

General Industry Safety Orders,
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 23, Section 3
622

Structural and Scaffold Planks


Construction Safety Orders,
Chapter  4, Subchapter 4, Article 29, Section 1712(a) and (e)


Hazards Associated with Reinforcing Steel

Thursday, February 22nd
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland

Board Meeting Agenda
Elevator Safety Orders,
Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Article 1, Section 3000; Article 2, Section 3001; Article 6, Section 3009; Article 15, Sections 3093 through 3093.60; and Article 36, Section 3136

Title 24: California Elevator Safety Construction Code
,

Part 7, Article 7-6, Section 7-3009; Article 7-15, Sections 7-3093 through 7-3093.60; and Article 7-36, Section 7-3136


Special Access Elevators and Lifts

Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders,
Chapter 4, Subchapter 13, Articles 1, 1.5, 2, 4, 5, 7, and 12; Sections 6249, 6251, 6260, 6262, 6270, 6272, 6281, 6282, 6283, 6290, 6295, 6328, 6329, and Appendix A


Amendments to the Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders with regard to Logging Operations
Thursday, March 15th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium
San Diego


Board Meeting Agenda
Construction Safety Orders,
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 29, Section 1710(a)

General Industry Safety Orders,
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 98, Section 4999


The Securing of Loads Prior to Release from Cranes and Other Hoisting Apparatus

Thursday, April 19th
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

Board Meeting Agenda

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 4, Section 1532.1

Notification to the Division of Lead-Related Work

LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 7, Subchapter 5, Article 3, Section 2320.2(a)

HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SAFETY ORDERS
Article 36, Section 2941(f)

Electrical Worker Apparel and Use of a Ground-Based Observer When Performing Rubber Gloving Operations on Energized Conductors/Equipment

Thursday, May 17th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
320 West 4th Street
Carmel Room
Los Angeles

Board Meeting Agenda

PERMANENT AMUSEMENT RIDE SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 6.2, Articles 1 - 12, Sections 3195.1 - 3195.15

Inspection of Permanent Amusement Rides, Including Aquatic Devices

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 7, Subchapter 7, Article 59, Section 4296

Automatic Starting of Woodworking Machines and Equipment After Power Failure

Thursday, June 21st
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland

Board Meeting Agenda

ELECTRICAL SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Article 36, Section 2943

Confined Space Requirements for Manholes, Vaults, or Similar Structures

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 14, Section 3469,

Powered Industrial Truck Training for Marine Terminals

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 109, Section 5193,

Proposed Revisions to Title 8 Section 5193 Bloodborne Pathogens

Thursday, July 19th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium
San Diego

Board Meeting Agenda

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Articles 14, 90, 92, 93 and 96 Sections 3472(b), 4884, 4886, 4907(b)(2), 4924(b) and 4965(a)

Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment with Regard to Manufacture Dates; and the Use of Load Indicating and Load Movement Devices

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 28, Section 1698

Mortar, Plaster or Fireproofing Mixer Grid Guards

Thursday, August 16th
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

Board Meeting Agenda

UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSEL SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 1, Article 1, Sections 450 and 453; and
Article 5, Sections 471, 475, 477, 486, 487, 494 and New Appendix D

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Systems

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 100, Section 5031

Crane Inspection Records

Thursday, September 20th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
320 West 4th Street
Carmel Room
Los Angeles

Board Meeting Agenda

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4; Subchapter 7, Articles 7, Sections 3340(c) and (d)

Accident Prevention Signs.

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 9, Section 3362

General Sanitation Requirements for Mold.

Thursday, October 18th
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium

Oakland

Board Meeting Agenda

ELEVATOR SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4; Subchapter 6, Articles 13, Section 3089

Escalators, Clearance Between Skirt and Step

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 25, Sections 3650 and 3664

Operating Rules for Industrial Trucks

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 91, Section 4885

Definition of Trolley Suspended Hoists

Thursday, November 15th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium
San Diego

Board Meeting Agenda

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4; Subchapter 4, Articles 29, Section 1718 and

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 98, Section 4995

Riding on Loads

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 3, Section 3251

Refrigerator Vehicles

Thursday, December 13th
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

Board Meeting Agenda

LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Article 3, Section 2320.2                                    

Energized Equipment or Systems with Respect to the Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Safeguards

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 24, Section 3641(f) and 3648(o)

Orchard Man-Lifts


Notice is given that any interested person may present statements or arguments orally or in writing at the hearing on the proposed changes under consideration. The official record of the rulemaking proceedings will be closed at the conclusion of the public hearing and written comments received after 5:00 p.m. on the public hearing date will not be considered by the Board unless the Board announces an extension of time in which to submit written comments. Written comments should be mailed to the address provided in the following paragraph. The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, upon its own motion or at the instance of any interested person, may thereafter adopt the above proposal substantially as set forth without further notice.

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board's rulemaking file on the proposed actions are open to public inspection Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Standards Board's Office, 2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 350, Sacramento, California, 95833.

The full text of proposed changes, including any changes or modifications that may be made as a result of the public hearing, shall be available from the Executive Officer 15 days prior to the date on which the Standards Board adopts the proposed changes.

Inquiries concerning the proposed action may be directed to the Executive Officer, John D. MacLeod at (916) 274-5721.

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