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.: 454 Petitioner: Glen C. Hansen, Attorney-At-Law Knox Lemmon Anapolsky LLP Subject: To adopt a new regulation governing working warehouses. Date Received: February 27, 2003

File No.: 454
   
Petitioner: Glen C. Hansen, Attorney-At-Law
  Knox Lemmon Anapolsky LLP
   
Subject: To adopt a new regulation governing working warehouses.
   
Date Received: February 27, 2003

 

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 6, 2003
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor
Meeting Room 2
Oakland, CA 94612

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 5142 and 5143, with regard to indoor air quality.

Deborah Gold
(415) 703-5115 or
Bob Nakamura
(415) 703-5160
Senior Industrial
Hygienists-DOSH
Research and Standards
Development Unit

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

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, California Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (CAL/OSHA), with regard to a new Article 15, new Section 344.91, Scaffold Inspection and Testing Agencies.

Larry McCune
Principal Safety Engineer
DOSH
(415) 703-5163

March 24, 2003
10:00 a.m.
2211 Park Towne Circle
Room 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.

Heidi Smith
Legal Counsel III
Occupational Safety & Health
Standards Board
(916) 274-5732

April 11, 2003
10:00 a.m.
State Building
455 Golden Gate Avenue
10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to Coal Dust BHT, Methy Vinyl Ketone, Styurene and Nickel.

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

 

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 20, 2003
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA

 

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 4; Construction Safety Orders; Articles 2 and 21; Sections 1504, 1637 and 1640; Scaffold Design and Use.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 110, Section 5214 and Appendix A of Section 5214, Inorganic Arsenic.

April 17, 2003
10:00 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 4; Sections 421, 422, 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.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 13, Section 3437 and New Section 3458, Fall Protection for Date Palm Operations.

 

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:

 

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Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 1, Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders, Scope and Application of Article 7, Sections 451 and 527, Liquefied Natural Gas
   
 

Heard at the December 12, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on January 16, 2003; filed with the Secretary of State on February 24, 2003; effective on filing on February 24, 2003; and replaces the Emergency Standard.

 

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