AGENDA

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
Marley Hart at (916) 274-5721

March 15, 2001
State Building
1350 Front Street, Auditorium
San Diego, California
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

ACTIONS TAKEN: No comments received.

III. PUBLIC HEARING

A . EXPLANATION OF PROCEDURES

B. PROPOSED SAFETY STANDARDS (Revisions, Additions, Deletions)

1. TITLE 8: CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 29
Section 1710(a)
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 98
Section 4999
T he Securing of Loads Prior to Release from Cranes and Other Hoisting Apparatus

C. ADJOURNMENT OF THE PUBLIC HEARING

ACTIONS TAKEN: No comments received - Record Closed.

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: CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 6
Section 1541.1
Requirements for Trench Shoring Systems
(Heard at the December 14, 2000 Public Hearing in Sacramento.)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.


2. TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 108
Sections 5157 and 5158
SHIP BUILDING, SHIP REPAIRING, AND SHIP BREAKING SAFETY ORDERS
Subchapter 18, Article 4, Section 8355
Confined Spaces
(Heard at the November 16, 2000 Public Hearing in San Diego.)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

B. PROPOSED PETITION DECISION FOR ADOPTION

1. Joan Krinsky, (Petition No. 425)
Petitioner requested the Board to adopt a new safety order with regard to fluorescent lights.

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

C. PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISION FOR ADOPTION

1. Presentation Senior Community
(Variance File No. 00-V-038)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

D. OTHER

1. Legislation

2. Modifying Proposed Petition Decisions

3. Ergonomics Update

4. Update of 2000 Accomplishments

5. Termination of Rulemaking - Section 1712, Hazards Associated with Reinforcing Steel

ACTIONS TAKEN: Staff reports given. No action taken.

E. ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING