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Agenda

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board is to promote, adopt, and maintain reasonable and enforceable standards that will ensure a safe and healthful workplace for California workers.

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

October 16, 2003
State Resources Building|
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento, California
10:00 a.m.

I.

Call to Order and Introductions

II.

Public Meeting (Open for Public Comment)

  A.

This portion of the Public 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).

This portion of the meeting is also open to any person who wishes to address the Board on any item on today’s Business Meeting Agenda (Government Code Section 11125.7)

 

B.

Adjournment Of The Public Meeting

III.

Public Hearing (Open for Public Comment)

 

A.

B.

Explanation of Procedures

Proposed Safety Standards (Revisions, Additions, Deletions)

    1. Title 8:   

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

    2. Title 8:  

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

  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:

Construction Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 2
section 1523
illumination for nighttime highway construction projects
(Heard at the September 18, 2003 Public Hearing in Oakland)

    2. Title 8: Construction Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 12
sections 1600 and 1601
pile driving and methods of unloading piles
(heard at the June 19, 2003 public hearing in Sacramento)

    3. Title 8: General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 12
section 3427(a)
tree work - safe work procedures
(heard at the July 17, 2003 public hearing in Los Angeles)

    4. Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 25
section 3663
maintenance of industrial trucks
(heard at the September 18, 2003 public hearing in Oakland)

  B.

Proposed Safety Order for Emergency Adoption

    1. Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 107,
section 5148
prohibition of smoking in the workplace

  C.

Proposed Variance Decisions for Adoption

   

1.

Consent Calendar

      a.

Sierra Unified School District
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-018)

    2.

Items that may be removed from the Consent Calendar Agenda

  D.

Other

   

1.

2.

Petition File No. 440, Level Winders - Follow-up

Legislation

  E.

Adjournment of the business meeting

V

Presentation

  A. Office of Administrative Law Presentation

    1. Rulemaking under the Administrative Procedure Act
  B. Adjournment of the meeting