November 18, 2004

Mission Statement

The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board is to promote, adopt, and maintain reasonable and enforceable standards that will ensure a safe and healthful workplace for California workers.

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
Bernie Osburn at (916) 274-5739

November 18, 2004
Glendale City Hall
Council Chambers, Second Floor
613 E. Broadway
Glendale, CA 91026
10:00 a.m.



Call to order and introductions


Public meeting (open for public comment)


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)



Adjournment of the public meeting


Public hearing (open for public comment)




Explanation of procedures

Proposed safety standards (revisions, additions, deletions)

    1. Title 8:   

Construction Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 24
Section 1670(b)(10) and (17)
Use of Guardrails as Anchorage for Personal Fall Arrest Systems


Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 13
Section 3456
Hand Weeding, Hand Thinning, and Hand Hot-Capping Operations in Agriculture

Adjournment of the Public Hearing


Business meeting

The purpose of the Business Meeting is for the Board to conduct its monthly business.



Proposed safety orders for adoption

    1. Title 8: General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 10
Section 3380(d)
Personal Protective Equipment
(Heard at the August 19, 2004, Public Hearing in Glendale)

Proposed petition decisions for adoption

Bruce Wick
California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors
(Petition No. 462)

Petitioner requested the Board to amend Title 8, Section 1730 regarding roof hazards.


Proposed variance decisions for adoption


Consent Calendar

a. Los Angeles Unified School District
    (OSHSB File No. 03-V-041)

b. La Jolla Crossroads, LLC
    (OSHSB File No. 04-V-013)

c. MW Builders, Inc.
   (OSHSB File No. 04-V-018)



Items that may be removed from the Consent Calendar Agenda


1. Dr. Robert Harrison, Board Member

    a. Advisory Committees – Scope and Purpose

    b. Document Preparation for Proposed Rulemaking - Alternatives

2. Executive Officer Report


Adjournment of the business meeting


Next meeting:
December 16, 2004
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
10:00 a.m.