OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar of Activities

 

NOTICE OF ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board hereby gives notice that the following subjects will be considered by ad hoc advisory committees convened to consider revisions to Cal/OSHA safety orders in Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.


April 11, 2003
10:00 a.m.
State Building
455 Golden Gate Avenue
10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to Coal Dust BHT, Methy Vinyl Ketone, Styurene and Nickel.

Bruce Wallace
Senior Industrial
Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards
Health Unit
(415) 703-5165

April 23, 2003
9:30 a.m.
State Contract Services
2450 Venture Oaks Way
Conference Room 410
Sacramento, CA 95833

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, with regard to fall protection at ladderway and stairway entrances and openings.

George Hauptman
Senior Engineer - Standards
OSH Standards Board
(916) 274-5724

April 28, 2003
9:30 a.m.
Dep't. of Toxic Substance Contro
l8800 Cal Center Drive
Hearing Room
Sacramento, CA 95826
To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5110, with regard to repetitive motion injuries.

Bob Barish
Senior Industrial Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards Health Unit
(415) 703-5161
Tom Mitchell
Senior Industrial Hygienist
OSH Standards Board
(916) 274-5730

 

PROPOSED RULEMAKING SCHEDULED FOR UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.4 and the provisions of Labor Code Sections 142.1, 142.2, and 142.3, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board has set the time and place for a Public Hearing.  At the Public Hearing, the Board will consider public testimony on the proposed changes noticed below to occupational safety and health regulations in Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

 

April 17, 2003
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA

 

Title 8; Chapter 3.5; Subchapter 1; Occupational Safety And Health Standards Board Administrative Regulations; 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.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 13, Section 3437 and New Section 3458, Fall Protection for Date Palm Operations.

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

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 4; Construction Safety Orders; Article 4; Sections 1532, 1532.1, and 1535; and Subchapter 7; General Industry Safety Orders; Article 9; Sections 5198, 5200, 5201, 5207, 5211, 5214, 5218, and 5220; Medical Evaluations for Respirator Users.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 107, Section 5154.1, Ventilation Requirements for Laboratory-Type Hood Operations.

 

NOTICE OF REGULATIONS APPROVED

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, as follows:

 

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Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 4, Sections 3279 and 3280, Portable Ladders.
   

Heard at the November 21, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on February 20, 2003; filed with the Secretary of State on March 26, 2003; and will become effective on April 25, 2003.

 

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