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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.

July 22, 2003
10:00 a.m.
Cal Trans Building
Conference Room
1900 Royal Oaks Drive
Sacramento, CA 95815
To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3327 with regard to a requirement for level winders on mechanically powered winches and adding a definition for winch in Section 3207.

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

 

August 1, 2003
9:30 a.m.
Division of Occupational
Safety and Health
2211 Park Towne Circle
Suite 5
Sacramento, CA 95825
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

August 13, 2003
9:30 a.m.
State Contract Services
Conference Room 410
2450 Venture Oaks way
Sacramento, CA 95833
To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 19 with regard to automotive lifts

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

August 19, 2003
9:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Room 1304
Oakland, CA 94612

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Petroleum Safety Orders, Sections 6551, 6845 and 6857, with regard to adopting the current National Board Inspection Code, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute Standards 510 and 579.

Don Cook
Principal Safety - DOSH
Pressure Vessel Unit
(510) 622-3052


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.

July 17, 2003
10:00 a.m.
State Building
Auditorium
320 West 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 12, Section 3427(a), Tree Work - Safe Work Procedures.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 96, Section 4968, Tower Crane Pre-Deceleration Devices.

August 21, 2003
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 19, Section 1632, and Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 2, Section 3212, Guarding of Skylights.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 100, Section 5035(b) and New Section 5035(c), Repair and Testing of Crane Booms and Boom Extensions.

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 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 109, Sections 5161 and 5164(a), (b), (c) and (d), Storage of Hazardous Substances.

    Heard at the September 19, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on April 17, 2003; filed with the Secretary of State on May 29, 2003; and became effective on June 28, 2003.

  2. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6.2, Permanent Amusement Ride Safety Orders, Articles 1 though 4, Sections 3195.1 through 3195.14, Inspection of Permanent Amusement Rides, Including Aquatic Devices.

    Heard at the May 3, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on April 17, 2003; filed with the Secretary of State on June 12, 2003; and will become effective on July 12, 2003.

  3. Title 8; Chapter 3.5; Subchapter 1; Administrative Regulations; Article 4; Sections 421, 42, 422.1, 423, 424.1-424.5, 425.1, 425.2, 426, 427.1-427.4 and 428; Hearings and Decisions Regarding Variances from Occupational Safety and Health Standards

    Heard at the April 17, 2003, Public Hearing; adopted on May 22, 2003; filed with the Secretary of State on June 26, 2003; and will become effective on July 26, 2003.

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