OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar of Activities

 

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF PETITIONS

 

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board hereby gives public notice of receipt of the following petitions to adopt, amend or repeal regulations in the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, pursuant to the authority contained in Labor Code Section 142.2.

File No.:

441

   

Petitioner:

Bradley D. Closson, Executive Vice President

 

NACB Technical Services, Inc.

   

Subject:

To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 4968(d)(1), with regard to tower cranes.

   

Date Received:

February 15, 2002

   

 

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.

March 1, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor,
Meeting Room 1304
Oakland, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to airborne contaminants.

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

April 17, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Occupational Safety and Health
  Appeals Board – Hearing Room
2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1604.6, with regard to hoistway doors and door locking devices.

Santokh Kahlon
Senior Engineer - Standards
OSH Standards Board
(916) 274-5729

May 1, 2002
9:30 a.m.
May 2, 2002
8:30 a.m.
Department of Education Building
721 Capitol Mall, Room 166A
Sacramento, CA

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1710, with regard to structural steel erection.

George Hauptman
Senior Engineer – Standards
OSH Standards Board
(916) 274-5724

 

CAL/OSHA ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

The Department of Industrial Relations’ Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee, which meets monthly, provides a means for discussing issues related to the Cal/OSHA program.  Any interested person is invited to attend.  Agenda items must be submitted in writing to John Howard, Chief, Division of Occupational Safety and Health, two weeks in advance of the meeting.

                       

DATE, TIME AND LOCATION

SUBJECT

CONTACT

April 4, 2002
9:30 a.m.
Dept. of Water & Power
111 N. Hope Street
Cafeteria Conference Room
Los Angeles, CA

To discuss current Cal/OSHA program issues.

John Howard
Chief, DOSH
(415) 703-5100

 

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.

 

March 21, 2002
11:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders,
Article 3, Section 3241(a),
Live Loads.


Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders,
Article 27, Sections 3700 and 3702,
Seatbelt Requirement for Farm Labor Vehicles.

April 18, 2002
11:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA

Title 8; Chapter 3.5; Subchapter 1; Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board Administrative Regulations; Article 2; Sections 406, 411.1 - 411.4, 415, 417.3 and 417.5; Variances from Occupational Safety and Health.


Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders,
Article 109, Appendix A to Section 5189,
Process Safety Management of Acutely Hazardous Materials Listing of Sulfur Dioxide.

 

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 1; Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders; Articles 1 and 5; Sections 450, 453, 471, 475, 477, 486, 487, 494 and new Appendix D; Liquefied Petroleum Gas Systems.

   
 

Heard at the August 16, 2001, Public Hearing; adopted on December 13, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on January 30, 2002; and became effective on March 1, 2002.

 

 

 

2.

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 7; General Industry Safety Orders; Article 24; Sections 3641(f) and 3648(o); Orchard Man-Lifts.

   
 

Heard at the December 13, 2001, Public Hearing; adopted on January 17, 2002; filed with the Secretary of State on February 8, 2002; and will become effective on March 10, 2002.

 

INTERNET

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