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March 2004 calendar of activities

  

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 3, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Squaw Valley Ski Corporation
Administrative Office
1901 Chamonix Place
Olympic Valley, CA 96146

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Passenger Tramway Safety Orders, Subchapter 6.1, with regard to adopting the latest ANSI B77.

James Meyer
Engineering Services Manager
DOSH
Engineering Services
(916) 263-7995

March 3, 2004
and
March 4, 2004
9:30 a.m.
SCIF contract services
Conference room 410
2450 Venture Oaks Way
Sacramento, CA 95833

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 4968 with regard to Crane Warning Devices and to consider a new Section 5022.1 regarding Crane Test Weight Requirements.

George Hauptman
Senior Engineer - Standards
Occupational Safety & Health
Standards Board
(916) 274-5724

March 12, 2004
10:00 a.m.
State Building
10th floor
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to Exposure Limits for Quartz, 1-Bromopropane, Crotanaldehyde, 1,4 Dioxane, Glyoxol.

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

March 18, 2004
9:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Petroleum & Drilling Production Safety Orders, Sections 6551, 6845 and 6857, with regard to Unfired Pressure Vessels, Boilers, and Fired Pressure Vessels and Pressure Relief Devices.

Don Cook
Principal Safety Engineer
DOSH
Pressure Vessel Unit
(510) 622-3050

March 30, 2004
9:30 a.m.
DOSH Training Room
Suite 5
2211 Park Towne Circle
Sacramento, CA 95825

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to Acetone, Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds,2-Butoxyethanol, Epichlorohydrin, Methyl Methacrylate, Molybdenum-Soluble Compounds, Propylene Oxide, 1,3,5-Triglycidyl-s-Triazinetrione, Vinylidene Fluoride.

Steve Smith
Supervising Industrial Hygienist
DOSH
Research and Standards Health Unit
(916) 574-2996

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 18, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Office Building 9
Auditorium, room 9
744 P. Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-6413

**No Standards Proposed for Public Hearing**
Public Meeting and Business Meeting to proceed as scheduled.

April 15, 2004
10:00 a.m.
County Administration Center
Room 358
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101
Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 25, Section 3657, Elevating Employees with Industrial Trucks.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 109,Section 5194, Hazard Communication Amendments.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 15, Petroleum Safety Orders, Article 5, Section 6777, Hot Work Permits.


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 or Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4, as follows:

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Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 29, Section 1712, Hazards Associated with Reinforcing Steel and Other Similar Projections.

Heard at the February 20, 2003, Public Hearing; adopted on December 18, 2003; filed with the Secretary of State on February 3, 2004; and will become effective on March 4, 2004.

 

 


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