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September 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.

September 17, 2004
9:30 a.m.
Harris State Building
13th Floor
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 5097, with regard to Hearing Conservation Program, Audiometric Testing.

Bob Nakamura
Senior Industrial Hygienists-DOSH
Research and Standards
Development Unit
(415) 703-5160

October 13, 2004
and
October 14, 2004
9:00 a.m.
State Compensation Insurance Fund
Contract Services
Conference Room
2450 Venture Oaks Way, Ste 410
Sacramento, CA 95833

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 5178, with regard to Grain Handling Facilities.

Conrad Tolson
Senior Engineer – Standards
Occupational Safety & Health
Standards Board
(916) 274-5722


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 23, 2004
10:00 a.m.
Office Building 9
Auditorium, Room 102
744 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-6413

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 13,Section 1602(a), Personal Flotation Devices.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 2,Sections 3210 and 3212, Fall Protection at Ladderway and Stairway Entrances and Openings.

 

 

October 21, 2004
10:00 a.m.
California State Building
Auditorium
1350 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, High Voltage Electrical Safety Orders,Article 36, Section 2940.1, Voltage Determination.

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 165,Sections 6184, Employee Alarm Systems.

 

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:

1. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 12, Section 3427(a), Tree Climbing and Access (Emergency Regulation).
   
  Readopted on August 19, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on August 26, 2004; became effective on August 26, 2004; and will expire on December 25, 2004.
   
2. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 25, Section 3657, Elevating Employees with Industrial Trucks.
   
  Heard at the April 15, 2004, Public Hearing; adopted on July 15, 2004; filed with the Secretary of State on August 27, 2004; and will become effective on September 26, 2004.

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