Approved Ship Building, Ship Repairing, and Ship Breaking Safety Order standards (§§ 8345‑8399)

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board

After proceedings held in accordance with and pursuant to authority vested in Sections 142, 142.3 and 142.4 of the Labor Code to implement, interpret, or make specific, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, by a majority vote, adopted additions, revisions or deletions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4.

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  • Section 8352 Scope and Application – Ship Building (effective Oct. 1, 2013)
  • Section 8358 Exposure and Control Method Notification Requirements for Asbestos, Methylenedianidine, Vinyl Chloride, and Cotton Dust (effective July 28, 2005)
  • Section 8359 Hexavalent Chromium (effective September 19, 2006)
  • Section 8359 Carcinogen Report of Use Requirements for Chromium VI (effective November 29, 2007)
  • Section 8397.16 Shipyard Safety Orders, Land-Side Fire Protection--Update of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards (effective May 16, 2007)
  • Sections 8416 and 1801 Update of ANSI Z136.1 Laser Safety Standards, Warning Signs, Labeling, and Posting of Signs (effective May 27, 2007)
March 2015