AGENDA

 

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

Melony Hernandez at (916) 274-5721

 

November 21, 2002

State Building

1350 Front Street

Auditorium

San Diego, California

11:00 a.m.

 

 

I.                CALL TO ORDER AND INTRODUCTIONS

 

 II.        PUBLIC MEETING (Open for Public Comment)

 

            A.        This portion of the 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).  It is also open to any person who wishes to address the Board on any item on todayís Business Meeting Agenda (Government Code Section 11125.7).

 

B.                 Public Comments on Ergonomics

 

            C.        Adjournment of the Public Meeting

 

III.       PUBLIC HEARING

 

            A.        Explanation Of Procedures

 

            B.         Proposed Safety Standards (Revisions, Additions, Deletions)

 

                        1.     TITLE 8:      CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS

                                                   Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 14

                                                   Sections 1604.5(c)(3) and 1604.6

                                                   Construction Hoistway Doors and Door Locking Devices

           

            2.     TITLE 8:      GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS

                                                   Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 4

                                                   Sections 3279 and 3280

                                                   Portable Ladders

 

            C.        Adjournment of the Public Hearing

 

IV.       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:      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

                                                        (Heard at the October 17, 2002 Public Hearing in Sacramento)

 

                        2.         TITLE 8:      CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS

                                                        Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 3

                                                        Section 1527

                                                        Washing Facilities at Construction Jobsites

                                                        (Heard at the February 21, 2002 Public Hearing in Sacramento)

 

            B.         Proposed Safety Order For Re-Adoption

 

                        1.         TITLE 8:      BOILER AND FIRED PRESSURE VESSEL SAFETY ORDERS

                                                        Chapter 4, Subchapter 2, Article 4

                                                        Section 769

                                                        Boiler Installations

                                                        (Heard at the July 18, 2002 Public Hearing in Los Angeles;

                                                        Adopted at the September 19, 2002 Business meeting in Oakland)

 

            C.        PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

                       

1.                  Consent Calendar Agenda

 

            a.         Continental Development Corporation

                                                (OSHSB File No. 02-V-002)

 

                                    b.         City of Los Angeles, General Services Department

                                                (OSHSB File No. 02-V-013)

                                   

                                    c.         County of Kern

                                                (OSHSB File No. 02-V-015)

 

                                    d.         Regal Steel Supply Inc.

                                                (OSHSB File No. 02-V-017)

 

                                    e.         National Steel and Shipbuilding Company

                                                (OSHSB File No. 02-V-021)

 

                        2.         Items that may be removed from the Consent Calendar Agenda

 

            D.        OTHER
 

1.                  Procedure for amending:

 

            TITLE 8:      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

 

2.                  Website Improvements

 

3.                  Title 8 Reform

 

4.                  Ergonomics and Petition 448

 

a.                   Division Enforcement Experience

b.                  Update of Working Groupís November 15, 2002 Meeting

c.                   General Discussion

 

5.                  Revised 2003 Board Meeting Schedule

 

            E.         CLOSED SESSION

                        Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(a) the Board will discuss personnel matters.

 

            F.         ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING