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February 2004 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.: 457
   
Petitioner: Mary McDaniel, MS, CCC-A
  Center for Hearing Health
   
Subject: To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5097(c), with regard to hearing conservation programs.
   
Date
Received:
January 20, 2004
   
File no.: 458
   
Petitioner: Darryl Im
  Paul Taber
   
Subject: To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3564, with regard to portable winches.
   
Date
Received:
January 15, 2004

 

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.

February 10, 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

CANCELED
February 25, 2004
9:30 a.m.
Harris State Building
13th Floor
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 109, with regard to Hearing Conservation in Construction.

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

CANCELED
February 27, 2004
10:00 a.m.
SCIF contract services
Conference room 410
2450 Venture Oaks Way
Sacramento, CA 95833

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3456 with regard to the Use of Hand Work to Weed, Thin and Hot Cap in Agricultural Operations.

Tom Mitchell
Senior Industrial Hygienist
Occupational Safety & Health
Standards Board
(916) 274-5730

March 3, 2004
and
March 4, 2004
9:30 a.m.
SCIF contract services
Conference room 410
2450 Venture Oaks Way
Sacramento, CA 95833


To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 4968 with regard to Crane Warning Devices and to consider a new Section 5022.1 regarding Crane Test Weight Requirements.

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

March 12, 2004
10:00 a.m.
State Building
10th floor
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to Exposure Limits for Quartz, 1-Bromopropane, Crotanaldehyde, 1,4 Dioxane, Glyoxol.

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

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.

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

 

**No Standards Proposed for Public Hearing**
Public Meeting and Business Meeting to proceed as scheduled.

March 18, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Office Building 9
Auditorium, room 9
744 P. Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-6413

**No Standards Proposed for Public Hearing**
Public Meeting and Business Meeting to proceed as scheduled.

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