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Section 5155 permissible exposure limits (PELs) - Agenda

Cal/OSHA advisory meeting on the section 5155 permissible exposure limits (PELs) revision process

A public advisory meeting has been scheduled to take comments on the process used by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health to develop revisions and new PELs for airborne contaminants found in section 5155 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations (8 CCR 5155). Details of the meeting are as follows:

Monday, December 12, 2005, 10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, Room 2
Oakland, CA

Tentative agenda

10 a.m. Welcome. Meeting background and objectives.

10:20 Overview of the history of PEL development in California

  • identifying priorities for new and revised PELs
  • criteria for selection of PEL advisory committee members
  • advisory committee process and stakeholder involvement

11:00 Meeting attendee comments on the PEL process to date and recommendations for the future

Lunch break (time to be determined)

Afternoon discussion of attendee comments

3 p.m. Next steps and adjournment