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April 2004 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.

May 4, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to Glutaraldehyde.

Steve Smith
Supervising Industrial Hygienist
DOSH
Research and Standards Health Unit
(916) 574-2996

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 15, 2004
10:00 a.m.
County Administration Center
Room 358
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 25, Section 3657, Elevating Employees with Industrial Trucks.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 109,Section 5194, Hazard Communication Amendments.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 15, Petroleum Safety Orders, Article 5, Section 6777, Hot Work Permits.

 

May 20, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Office Building 9
Auditorium, Room 102
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 107, Section 5147, Respiratory Protection for M. Tuberculosis.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 13, Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders, Article 5, Section 6283(a), Leg Protection for Portable Chain Saw 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 or Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4, as follows:

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Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 107, Section 5148, Prohibition of Smoking in the Workplace.

Heard at the January 15, 2004, Public Hearing; adopted on February 19, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on March 18, 2004; and became effective on March 18, 2004.

 

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Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 4, Section 1529(g), Asbestos Control Measures.

Heard at the January 15, 2004, Public Hearing; adopted on February 19, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on March 22, 2004; and became effective on March 22, 2004.


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