OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
          
2002 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 and Location

   Public Hearing Proposals


January 17, 2002 (Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
State Building
320 West 4th Street
Carmel Room
Los Angeles, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


Construction Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 17
Section 1626
Stairwells and Stairs

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Articles 19, 20, 24 and 29
Sections 1632, 1635, 1671, 1709, 1710 and New Section 1716.2
Safety Standards for Steel Erection

Elevator Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Articles 7, 20, 22
Sections 3011(d), 3120.1, 3122.0
Title 24, California Elevator Safety Construction Code
Part 7, Articles 7-7, 7-20 and 7-22
Sections 7-3011, 7-3120.1 and 7-3122.0
Elevator Access Keys.

 


February 21, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
Cal/EPA Building
1001 I Street
Sierra Hearing Room
Sacramento, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


Construction Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 3
Section 1527
Washing Facilities at Construction Jobsites

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 7
Section 3291(f)
Permanent Rooftop Installations - Use of Roof Tie-backs on Buildings

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 100
Section 5034
Crane and Derrick Adjustments and Repairs


March 21, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


General Industry Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 3
Section 3241(a)
Live Loads

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 27
Sections 3700 and 3702
Seatbelt Requirement for Farm Labor Vehicles


April 18, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board Administrative Regulations

Chapter 3.5, Subchapter 1, Article 2
Sections 406, 411.1 - 411.4, 415, 417.3 and 417.5
Variances from Occupational Safety and Health

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 109
Appendix A to Section 5189
Process Safety Management of Acutely Hazardous Materials Listing of Sulfur Dioxide


May 16, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium
San Diego, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Group 2, Article 40 (New Article)
Sections 2980 - 2983
Electronic News Gathering (ENG)

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 81
Section 4799
Oxygen or Fuel-Gas Operator Training Instructions


June 20, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
Cal/EPA Building
1001 I Street
Sierra Hearing Room
Sacramento, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


Permanent Amusement Rides Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 6.2, Articles 1 though 4
Sections 3195.1 through 3195.14
Inspection of Permanent Amusement Rides, Including Aquatic Devices

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7
Article 80, Section 4794
Article 88, Section 4848
Article 90, Section 4850
Gas and Electric Welding Systems and Operations


July 18, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
State Building
320 West 4th Street
Carmel Room
Los Angeles, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


Boiler and Fired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 2, Article 4
Section 769
Title 24, California Mechanical Code
Part 4, Chapter 10
Section 1016.0
Boiler Installations

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4
Article 24, Section 1671.2
Use of Safety Monitors in Controlled Access Zones


August 15, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


Construction Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Articles 2 and 8
Appendix B - Plates B-14 and B-15
Appendix C - Plates C-26-a and C-27
General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Group 18, Articles 113 to 123
Mine Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 17, Articles 1 and 50-55
Appendices A and B
Tunnel Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 20, Articles 2 and 20 - 24
Explosives


September 19, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


General Industry Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 13
Section 3441(a)
Operation of Agricultural Equipment

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 109
Sections 5161 and 5164(a), (b), (c), and (d)
Storage of Hazardous Substances

 


October 17, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board Administrative Regulations
Chapter 3.5, Subchapter 1, Articles 1 and 2
Sections 403, 404, 405.1, 407-407.3, 411, 411.1, 411.2, 412.2, 418 and 420
Variances from Occupational Safety and Health Standards 
and Appeals from Temporary Variance Decisions

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4
Article 3, Section 1513
General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7
Article 4, Section 3273
Protection from Falling Objects


November 21, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium
San Diego, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 14
Sections 1604.5(c)(3) and 1604.6
Construction Hoistway Doors and Door Locking Devices

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 4
Sections 3279 and 3280
Portable Ladders


December 12, 2002 (Thursday)
11:00 a.m.
Office Building 9
744 P Street
Auditorium, Room 102
Sacramento, CA

Board Meeting Agenda


Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 1
Article 1, Section 451
Article 7, Section 527
Liquefied Natural Gas


General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 98
Section 5006 and New Section 5006.1
Crane Operator Qualifications and Certification

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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