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
Terri Nieto at (916) 274-5721

May 17, 2001
State Building
320 West 4th Street
Carmel Room
Los Angeles, 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:     Permanent Amusement Ride Safety Orders
Chapter 4, Subchapter 6.2, Articles 1 - 12
Sections 3195.1 -3195.15
Inspection of Permanent Amusement Rides, Including Aquatic Devices

ACTIONS TAKEN: Oral and written comments received - Record Closed.

2. TITLE 8:     GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 7, Subchapter 7, Article 59
Section 4296
Automatic Starting of Woodworking Machines and Equipment After Power Failure

ACTIONS TAKEN: Oral comments received - Record Closed.

C.     ADJOURNMENT OF 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:  CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 29
Sections 1714 and 1715
Precast Concrete Construction
(Heard at the October 19, 2000 Public Hearing in Oakland)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2.  TITLE 8:  CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 2
Section 1504
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 23
Sections 3622
Structural and Scaffold Planks
(Heard at the January 18, 2001 Public Hearing in Los Angeles)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

B.      PROPOSED PETITION DECISION FOR ADOPTION

1.      Mr. Charles Fankhauser, Ph.D., (Petition 428)
Petitioner requested the Board to amend California Code of Regulations, Section 5097 regarding Maximum Allowable Octave-Band Sound Pressure Levels for Audiometric Test Rooms.

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

C.     PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

1.     Exposition Park West Asset Leasing Corporation
(Variance File No. 00-V-035)

2.      KN Colorado, LLC
(Variance File No. 00-V-036)

3.      Spieker Properties
(Variance File No. 00-V-040)

4.      San Diego Convention Center Corporation
(Variance File No. 00-V-043)

ACTIONS TAKEN: All Variances adopted by unanimous vote.

D.     OTHER

    1.   Legislation
    2.   Crane Advisory Subcommittee Meeting - April 27, 2001
    3.   Electronic News Gathering Vehicles Advisory Committee Meeting - June 12-13, 2001
    4.   Title 8 - Reform Advisory Committee

ACTIONS TAKEN: Staff reports given. No action taken.

E.     ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING