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June 17, 2004 agenda

Mission Statement

The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board is to promote, adopt, and maintain reasonable and enforceable standards that will ensure a safe and healthful workplace for California workers.

Public meeting/public hearing/business meeting of the
Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board

If you have questions regarding any of the following agenda items, please contact
Melony Hernandez at (916) 274-5721

June 17, 2004
Glendale City Hall
Council Chambers, Second Floor
613 E. Broadway
Glendale, CA 91026-4308
10:00 a.m.

 

I.

Call to order and introductions

II.

Public meeting (open for public comment)

  A.

This portion of the public meeting is open to any interested person to propose new or revised standards to the Board or to make any comment concerning occupational safety and health (Labor Code Section 142.2).

This portion of the meeting is also open to any person who wishes to address the Board on any item on today’s Business Meeting Agenda (Government Code Section 11125.7)

 

B.

Adjournment of the public meeting

III.

Public hearing (open for public comment)

 

A.

B.

Explanation of procedures

Proposed safety standards (revisions, additions, deletions)

    1. Title 8:   

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 12
Section 3427
Tree climbing and access

   
2.

Title 8:


General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 3
New section 3241.1
Working warehouses
(Previously heard at the December 18, 2003, public hearing)

   
3.

Title 8
:


General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 107
Section 5155
Airborne contaminants
(Previously heard at the December 18, 2003, public hearing)

 
C.


Adjournment of the Public Hearing


IV.

Business meeting

The purpose of the Business Meeting is for the Board to conduct its monthly business.

 


A.


Proposed safety orders for adoption

    1. Title 8: Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 13, Article 5
Section 6283(a)
Leg Protection for Portable Chain Saw Operations
(Heard at the May 20, 2004, Public Hearing in Sacramento)
   
2.

Title 8:


General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 107
Section 5147
Respiratory Protection for M. Tuberculosis
(Heard at the May 20, 2004, Public Hearing in Sacramento)

 
B.


Proposed petition decisions for adoption

   
Mary McDaniel, Occupational Audiologist
Center for Hearing Health
(Petition No. 457)

Petitioner requested the Board to amend Title 8, Section 5097(c)(3) regarding the minimum qualifications for personnel performing audiometric tests required by the hearing conservation program standard.

 
C.


Other

   
1.


Title 8 Reorganization Update

   


2.

3.


Litigation

Legislation

 

  D.

Closed session

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(a) the Board will discuss personnel matters.

 
E.


Adjournment of the business meeting

Next meeting:

July 15, 2004
Office Building 9
Auditorium, Room 102
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
10:00 a.m.