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Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB)

October 21, 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
Marley Hart at (916) 274-5721

October 21, 2004
State building
Auditorium
1350 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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

III.

Public hearing (open for public comment)

 

A.

B.

Explanation of procedures

Proposed safety standards (revisions, additions, deletions)

    1. Title 8:   

High Voltage Electrical Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 5, article 36
Section 2940.1
Voltage Determination

   
2.

Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 165
Section 6184
Employee Alarm Systems
 
C.


Adjournment of the 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 13
Section 1602(a)
Personal Flotation Devices
(Heard at the September 23, 2004, Public Hearing in Oakland)
   
2.

Title 8:

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 2
Section 3210 and 3212
Fall Protection at Ladderway and Stairway Entrances and Openings
(Heard at the September 23, 2004, Public Hearing in
San Diego)
   
3.

Title 8:


General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, group 2, article 7
Section 3314
The Control of Hazardous Energy
(Heard at the September 23, 2004, Public Hearing in
San Diego)

 
B.

Proposed petition decisions for adoption
    1.

John L. Bobis, P.E., PhD.
the Bobis Group
(Petition No. 460)

Petitioner requested the Board to make recommended changes to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1712, regarding Hazards Associated with Use of Reinforcing Steel and Other Similar Projections.

   
1.


Jim Muskovich, Safety Consultant
Loss Control Solutions, Inc.
(Petition No. 461)

Petitioner requested the Board to make recommended changes to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1704(b), regarding Pneumatically Driven Nailers and Staplers.

 
C.


Proposed variance decisions for adoption

   
1.

Consent Calendar

a. Las Lomitas Elementary School District
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-003)

   


2.


Items that may be removed from the Consent Calendar Agenda
 
D.

Other
   


1. Vicky Heza, Deputy Chief – Safety, Division of Occupational Safety and Health Enforcement Presentation

2. Legislation

3. Executive Officer Report

 
E.


Adjournment of the business meeting

 


Next meeting:

November 18, 2004
Glendale City Hall
Council Chambers, 2nd Floor
613 E. Broadway
Glendale, CA 91026-4308