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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.

June 6, 2003
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Room 1304
Oakland, CA 94612
To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to exposure limits for Ozone, Methyl bromide, Allyl glicidyl ether, Cyclonite, and Coal dust.

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

 

June 20, 2003
10:00 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 and 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


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.

June 19, 2003
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 12, Sections 1600 and 1601 Pile Driving and Methods of Unloading Piles. Pile Driving and Methods of Unloading Piles.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Electrical Safety Orders, Article 74, Section 2561.31 and 2561.32, and Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 91 and 99, Section 4885 and 5022, Monorails Hoists, Monorail Cranes and Track.

 

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.

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 110, Section 5214 and Appendix A to Section 5214, Inorganic Arsenic.

    Heard at the March 20, 2003, Public Hearing; adopted on April 17, 2003; filed with the Secretary of State on May 27, 2003; and will become effective on June 26, 2003.

  2. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 85, Section 4821, Gas Systems Piping for Welding and Cutting.

    Heard at the February 20, 2003, Public Hearing; adopted on April 17, 2003; filed with the Secretary of State on June 2, 2003; and will become effective on July 2, 2003.

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