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December 2004 OSHSB 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.

December 9, 2004
9:30 a.m.
Cal/OSHA Training Room
Suite 5
2211 Park Towne Circle
Sacramento, CA 95825


To consider proposed amendments to Title 8 Reform Project with regard to Subchapter 3. Agriculture. The proposed amendments to the organization and order of Chapter 4 are the result of the implementation of Reform Element #1 of the Title 8 Reform Project, to create a new subchapter consisting of standards for agricultural operations.

Hans Boersma
Senior Engineer - Standards
Occupational Safety &
Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5723

January 14, 2005
9:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
13th Floor, Training Room
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612
To consider adding a new proposed section to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, with regard to Control of Airborne Infectious Diseases (laboratory subcommittee).

Deborah Gold
(415) 703-5115 or
Bob Nakamura
(415) 703-5160
Senior Industrial
Hygienists-DOSH
Research and Standards
Development Unit

 

January 18, 2005
9:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
2nd Floor, Room 10
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612
To consider adding a new proposed section to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, with regard to Control of Airborne Infectious Diseases (Corrections, jails and law enforcement subcommittee).

Deborah Gold
(415) 703-5115 or
Bob Nakamura
(415) 703-5160
Senior Industrial
Hygienists-DOSH
Research and Standards
Development Unit

 

January 19, 2005
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
2nd Floor, Room 11
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612
To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to sensitizing substances.

Bob Barish
Senior Industrial
Hygienist – DOSH
Research and Standards
Health Unit
(415) 703-5161


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 16, 2004
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 104, Section 5144, Controlled Negative Pressure (CNP) REDON Fit-Testing Procedures.

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 104, Section 5144, Fit-Testing for M. Tuberculosis.

January 20, 2005
10:00 a.m.
Office Building 9
Auditorium, Room 102
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 76, Section 4650(d), Compressed Gas (Oxygen) Cylinder Storage.

Chapter 4, Subchapter 13, Article 1.5, Section 6251, First Aid Requirements for Fixed Sawmill 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:

1. Title 8: Chapter 4, Subchapter 15, Petroleum Safety Orders, Article 5, Section 6777, Hot Work Permits.
   
  Heard at the April 15, 2004, Public Hearing; adopted on September 23, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on November 9, 2004; and is effective on December 9, 2004.

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