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January 2004 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.

January 7, 2004
9:30 a.m.
SCIF contract services
2450 Venture Oaks Way
Conference room 410
Sacramento, CA 95833

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1600-1601, with regard to Pile Driving.

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

January 9, 2004
9:00 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

Sub-committee meeting
January 16, 2004
Location to be announced
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

January 22, 2004
9:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612


To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Petroleum & Drilling Production Safety Orders, Sections 6551, 6845 and 6857, with regard to Unfired Pressure Vessels, Boilers, and Fired Pressure Vessels and Pressure Relief Devices.

Don Cook
Senior Engineer - DOSH
Pressure Vessel Unit
(510) 622-3052

January 22, 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, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1602, with regard to Personal Floatation Devices when Working Over or Near Water.

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

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

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

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.

January 15, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Glendale City Hall
Council chambers, 2nd floor
613 E. Broadway
Glendale, CA 91026-4308

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 4, Section 1529(g), Asbestos Control Measures.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Group 2, Article 7, Section 3314, The Control of Hazardous Energy.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 107, Section 5148, Prohibition of Smoking in the Workplace.

 

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.

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