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August 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.

August 12, 2004
9:00 a.m.
State Government Center
California Department of
Transportation Building
Conference Room 805, 8th Fl.
464 West 4th Street
San Bernardino, CA 92401

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 3427, with regard to Tree Climbing and Access.

George Hauptman
Senior Engineer – Standards
Occupational Safety & Health
Standards Board
(916) 274-5724


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.

August 19, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Auditorium
1515 Clay Stree
Oakland, CA 94612-1499

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders,Article 10, Section 3380(d), Personal Protective Equipment.

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 7; General Industry Safety Orders;Article 19; Sections 3541-3546, 3548 and 3549; Automotive Lifts.

 

 

September 23, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Office Building 9
Auditorium, Room 102
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-6413

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 13,Section 1602(a), Personal Flotation Devices.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 2,Sections 3210 and 3212, Fall Protection at Ladderway and Stairway Entrances and Openings.

 

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:

1. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 10, Section 1593, Securing Loads on Haulage Vehicles.
   
  Heard at the November 20, 2003, Public Hearing; adopted on May 20, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on June 28, 2004; and became effective on July 28, 2004.
   
2. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 109, Section 5194, Hazard Communication Amendments.
   
  Heard at the April 15, 2004, Public Hearing; adopted on May 20, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on July 6, 2004; and became effective on July 6, 2004.
   
3. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 29, Section 1716.2, Fall Protection for Residential-Type Framing Activities.
   
  Heard at the November 20, 2003, Public Hearing; adopted on May 20, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on July 7, 2004; and will become effective on August 6, 2004.
   
4. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 7, Section 3301, Pressure Testing of Pipes and Other Containers.
   
  Heard at the October 16, 2003, Public Hearing; adopted on May 20, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on July 7, 2004; and will become effective on August 6, 2004.
   
5. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 19, Section 1636 and Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 2, Section 3212, Guarding of Skylights.
   
  Heard at the August 21, 2003, Public Hearing; adopted on May 20, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on July 7, 2004; and will become effective on August 6, 2004.
   
6. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 2, Section 1523, Illumination for Nighttime Highway Construction Projects.
   
  Heard at the September 18, 2003, Public Hearing; adopted on October 16, 2003; filed with the Secretary of State on July 13, 2004; and will become effective on August 12, 2004.
   
7. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 107, Section 5147, Respiratory Protection for M. Tuberculosis.
   
  Heard at the May 20, 2004, Public Hearing; adopted on June 17, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on July 20, 2004; and became effective on July 20, 2004.

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