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Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board 2003 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 16, 2003 (Thursday)
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 20, section 1635
article 29, section 1710
structural steel erection safety standards

Elevator Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 6
new article 5.1
new section 3005
reporting accidents involving listed devices

Elevator Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 6
article 7, section 3016
article 20, section 3120.6
article 22, section 3122.0
elevator pits


February 20, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

board meeting agenda


Construction Safety Orders

chapter 4, subchapter 4
article 29, section 1712
hazards associated with reinforcing steel and other similar projections

General Industry Safety Orders
article 85, section 4821(a)
gas systems piping for welding and cutting


March 20, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland, CA

board meeting agenda

 


Construction Safety Orders

chapter 4, subchapter 4
article 2, section 1504
article 21, sections 1637 and 1640
scaffold design and use

General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7
article 110, section 5214 and
appendix A of section 5214
inorganic arsenic


April 17, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 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 4
sections 421, 422, 422.1, 423, 424.1-424.5, 425.1, 425.2, 426, 427.1-427.4 and 428
hearings and decisions regarding variances from
occupational safety and health standards

General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 13
section 3437 and New section 3458
fall protection for date palm operations


May 22, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium
San Diego, CA

board meeting agenda


Construction Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 4
sections 1532, 1532.1, and 1535
General Industry Safety Orders
subchapter 7, article 9
sections 5198, 5200, 5201, 5207, 5211, 5214, 5218, and 5220
medical evaluations for respirator users

General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 107
section 5154.1
ventilation requirements for laboratory-type hood operations


June 19, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

board meeting agenda


Construction Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 12
sections 1600 and 1601
Pile Driving and Methods of Unloading Piles

Electrical Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 5, article 74
sections 2561.31 and 2561.32
General Industry Safety Orders
subchapter 7, article 91, section 4885 and
article 99, section 5022
monorails hoists, monorail cranes and track 


July 17, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
State Building
320 West 4th Street
Carmel Room
Los Angeles, CA

board meeting agenda


General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 12
section 3427(a)
Tree Work – Safe Work Procedures

General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 96
section 4968
Tower crane Pre-deceleration devices 


August 21, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

board meeting agenda


Construction Safety Orders

chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 19
section 1632
General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 2
section 3212
guarding of skylights

General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 100
section 5035(b) and new section 5035(c)
repair and testing of crane booms
and boom extensions


September 18, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland, CA

board meeting agenda

 


Construction Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 2
section 1523
illumination for nighttime highway
construction projects

General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 25
section 3663
maintenance of industrial trucks


October 16, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

board meeting agenda


General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7
article 7, section 3301(e) and (f)
pressure testing of pipes and other container

General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7
article 98, sections 5001(b) and 5008(b)
use of signals and operating practices-cranes


November 20, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium
San Diego, CA

board meeting agenda


construction safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 10
section 1593
securing loads on haulage vehicles

construction safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 29
section 1716.2
proposed vertical standard - fall protection for
residential-type framing activities


December 18, 2003
(Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

board meeting agenda


general industry safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 3
new section 3241.1
working warehouses

general industry safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 107
section 5155
airborne contaminants

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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.