OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar of Activities

 

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF PETITIONS

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board hereby gives public notice of receipt of the following petitions to adopt, amend or repeal regulations in the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, pursuant to the authority contained in Labor Code Section 142.2.

File No.:

452

   

Petitioner:

Robert D. Peterson, Law Corporation

 

On behalf of California Grain and Feed Association

   

Subject:

To replace Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5178, with federal language contained in CFR §1910.272, Grain Handling Facilities.

   

Date Received:

November 6, 2002

   

 

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.


December 10, 2002
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. &
December 11, 2002
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Division Of Occupational
Safety and Health
2211 Park Towne Circle, Suite 5
Sacramento, CA 95825

 

To discuss proposed rulemaking regarding fall protection for residential framing activities.

Conrad Tolson
Senior Engineer - Standards
Occupational Safety and
Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5722

December 13, 2002
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 airborne contaminants, specifically permissible exposure limits for Methyl Cyano Acrylate, Methyl n-Butyl Ketone, 1-Hexene, Vinyl Bromide, Vinyl Fluoride and Hexachlorobenzene.

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

January 15, 2003
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Room 1304
Oakland, CA 94612


To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 5095-5100, with regard to control of noise exposure.

Bob Nakamura
Senior Industrial
Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards
Health Unit
(415) 703-5160

 

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.

 

December 12, 2002
11:00 a.m.
Office Building 9, Room 102
Auditorium
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 1, Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders, Sections 451 and 527, Scope and Application of Article 7, Liquefied Natural Gas.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 98, Section 5006 and New Section 5006.1, Crane Operator Qualifications and Certification.

January 16, 2003
10:00 a.m.
State Building
Auditorium
320 West 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Articles 20 and 29, Sections 1635 and 1710, Structural Steel Erection Safety Standards.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Elevator Safety Orders, New Article 5.1, New Section 3005, Reporting Accidents Involving Listed Devices.

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 6; Elevator Safety Orders; Articles 7, 20 and 22; Sections 3016, 3120.6 and 3122.0; Elevator Pits.

 

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:

 

1.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, New Article 40, New Sections 2980-2983, Electronic News Gathering.
   
 

Heard at the May 16, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on October 17, 2002; filed with the Secretary of State on November 18, 2002; and will become effective on December 18, 2002.

 

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