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May 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.

May 4, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

 

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

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

May 18, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1st Floor Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, California Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, Section 344.50 and Permanent Amusement Ride Safety Orders, Section 3195.1, with regard to a proposed penalty regulation-permanent amusement ride.

Len Welsh
Acting Chief
Division of Occupational
Safety and Health
(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.

May 20, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Office Building 9
Auditorium, Room 102
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 107, Section 5147, Respiratory Protection for M. Tuberculosis.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 13, Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders, Article 5, Section 6283(a), Leg Protection for Portable Chain Saw Operations.

 

June 17, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Council Chambers
Second Floor
Glendale City Hall
613 E. Broadway
Glendale, CA 91026
Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders,Article 12, Section 3427, Tree Climbing and Access.


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 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 12, Section 3427(a), Tree Work – Safe Work Procedures.

Heard at the July 17, 2003, Public Hearing; adopted on October 16, 2003; filed with the Secretary of State on April 1, 2004; and became effective on April 1, 2004.

 

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Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 12, Section 3427(a), Tree Climbing and Access (Emergency Regulation).

Adopted on April 15, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on April 29, 2004; became effective on April 29, 2004; and will expire on August 28, 2004.


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