A description of the proposed changes are as follows:

2. TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 7, Section 3317(a); and
TITLE 24: CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE
Part 2, Section 512, Table 5-C
Illumination
INITIAL STATEMENT OF REASONS

INFORMATIVE DIGEST OF PROPOSED ACTION/PLAIN ENGLISH OVERVIEW

Section 3317. Illumination.
Subsection (a)

Existing subsection (a) provides the requirements for minimum levels of illumination for safety in various working areas as shown in Table IL-1. Note 2 of this subsection references 1973 ANSI standards for office and industrial illumination levels. A proposed revision in Note 2 will replace references to the 1973 ANSI standards with references the most current editions of the standards, ANSI/IES-1991, Practice for Industrial Lighting and ANSI/IES-1993, Practice for Office Lighting. Additionally, a minor editorial revision will correct the Title 24, Part 2 reference for Section 3317(a).

The proposed amendments will have no effect upon the regulated public other than to reference current editions of the ANSI standards pertaining to office and industrial recommended illumination levels.

Title 24, Part 2, Section 512, Table 5-C
Note 2 of Table 5-C references 1973 ANSI standards for office and industrial illumination levels. A proposed amendment in Note 2 will replace references to 1973 ANSI standards with references to current editions of the ANSI standards for office and industrial lighting. An editorial revision is also proposed in Note 1. For the reasons stated above for GISO Section 3317, the proposal will have no effect upon the regulated public.

DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE

None.