OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar of Activities

 

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF PETITIONS

 

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board hereby gives public notice of receipt of the following petitions to adopt, amend or repeal regulations in the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, pursuant to the authority contained in Labor Code Section 142.2.

File No.:

447

   

Petitioner:

Steven A. Benjamin, Business Manager

 

IBEW Local 551

   

Subject:

To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5110, with regard to repetitive motion injuries.

   

Date Received:

August 14, 2002

   
   
File No: 448
   
Petitioner: Tom Rankin, President
  California Labor Federation
   
Subject: To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5110, with regard to repetitive motion injuries.
   
Date Received: August 15, 2002

 

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.

September 13, 2002
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor
Meeting Room 1304
Oakland, CA 94612

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to airborne contaminants, specifically permissible exposure limits for Glutaraldehyde.

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

                   

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.

 

September 19, 2002
11:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Auditorium
1515 Clay Stree
tOakland, CA

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 13, Section 3441(a), Operation of Agricultural Equipment.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders,Article 109, Sections 5161 and 5164(a), (b), (c) and (d), Storage of Hazardous Substances.

October 17, 2002
11:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA

Title 8; Chapter 3.5; Subchapter 1; Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board Administrative Regulations; Articles 1 and 2;Sections 403, 404, 405.1, 407-407.3, 411, 411.1, 411.2, 412.2, 418 and 420; Variances from Occupational Safety and Health Standards and Appeals from Temporary Variance Decisions.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders,Article 3, Section 1513; and Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 4, Section 3273, Protection from Falling Objects.

 

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

 

1.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 81, Section 4799, Oxygen or Fuel-Gas Operator Training and Instructions.

   
 

Heard at the May 16, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on June 20, 2002; filed with the Secretary of State on July 31, 2002; and became effective on August 30, 2002.

 

 

 

2.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 9, Section 3362, General Sanitation Requirements for Mold.

   
 

Heard at the September 20, 2001, Public Hearing; adopted on June 20, 2002; filed with the Secretary of State on August 5, 2002; and will become effective on September 4, 2002.

 

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