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August 19, 2004 agenda

Mission Statement

The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board is to promote, adopt, and maintain reasonable and enforceable standards that will ensure a safe and healthful workplace for California workers.

Public meeting/public hearing/business meeting of the
Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board

If you have questions regarding any of the following agenda items, please contact
Melony Hernandez at (916) 274-5721

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

 

I.

Call to order and introductions

II.

Public meeting (open for public comment)

  A.

This portion of the public meeting is open to any interested person to propose new or revised standards to the Board or to make any comment concerning occupational safety and health (Labor Code Section 142.2).

This portion of the meeting is also open to any person who wishes to address the Board on any item on today’s Business Meeting Agenda (Government Code Section 11125.7)

 

B.

Adjournment of the public meeting

III.

Public hearing (open for public comment)

 

A.

B.

Explanation of procedures

Proposed safety standards (revisions, additions, deletions)

    1. Title 8:   

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 10
Section 3380(d)
Personal Protective Equipment

   
2.

Title 8:


General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 19
Section 3541-3546, 3548 and 3549
Automotive Lifts

 
C.


Adjournment of the Public Hearing


IV.

Business meeting

The purpose of the Business Meeting is for the Board to conduct its monthly business.

 


A.


Proposed safety orders for adoption

    1. Title 8: General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 3
Section 3241.1
Working Warehouses
(Heard at the December 18, 2004, and June 17, 2004, Public Hearings)
   
2.

Title 8:


General Industry Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 10,
Section 3381,
Head Protection
(Heard at the July 15, 2004, Public Hearing in Sacramento)

   
3.

Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 107
Section 5155
Methyl Hydrazine
(Heard at the July 15, 2004, Public Hearing in Sacramento)
   
4.

Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 107
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants
(Heard at the December 18, 2003, and June 17, 2004, Public Hearings)
 
B.

Proposed safety order for emergency adoption
   
1.

Title 8:


General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 12
Sections 3427
Safe Access for Tree Work Maintenance and Removal

 
C.


Proposed petition decision for adoption

   


Dan Terry, President
California Professional Firefighters
(Petition No. 459)

Petitioner requested the Board to amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 3401-3409 to updated outdated national standard references regarding personal protective clothing and equipment for firefighters.

 
D.


Proposed variance decisions for adoption

   
1.

Consent Calendar

a. County of San Diego,
Department of General Services
(OSHSB File No. 01-V-043M)

b. MBA Polymers, Inc.
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-033)

c. Federal Realty Investment Trust
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-038)

d. Lodgeworks, LP
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-039)

e. San Francisco Care Center, LP
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-040)

f. SNK 9th & Franklin, LLC
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-045)

   


2.


Items that may be removed from the Consent Calendar Agenda
 
E.

Other
   


1. Legislation

2. Executive Officer Report

 
F.


Adjournment of the business meeting

 


Next meeting:

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