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2007 Advisory committees

American Disabilities Act Notice

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.

December 6 , 2007
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
13th Floor, Training Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Section 5144(d)(3), with regard to reducing the assigned protection factor (from 10 times the PEL) for filtering face piece "dust mask" type respirators.

Michael Horowitz, Senior Industrial Hygienist--DOSH
Research and Standards Health Unit
(510) 286-7009

November 28, 2007
9:00 a.m.
DOSH Training Room
2211 Park Towne Circle
Sacramento, CA 95825

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, with regard to construction personnel hoist cartop operation and operating devices

George Hauptman, Senior Engineer, Standards
Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5724

November 2, 2007
9:30 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
13th Floor, Training Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, Ca 94612

To update the State's permissible levels (PEL) for workplace chemical consideration of more than 200 potential new and revised PELs.

Bob Barish, Senior Industrial Hygienist
(510) 286-7001
Steve Smith, Supervising Industrial Hygienist
(916) 574-2996
Research and Standards Health Unit

September 18, 2007
9:30 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
Room 15
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 95612

To review Title 8 Reform Project

Hans Boersma, Senior Engineer, Standards
Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5723

August 21, 2007
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
2nd Floor, Training Room 10
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

To update the State's permissible levels (PEL) for workplace chemical consideration of more than 200 potential new and revised PELs.

Bob Barish, Senior Industrial Hygienist
(510) 286-7001
Steve Smith, Supervising Industrial Hygienist
(916) 574-2996
Research and Standards Health Unit

August 10, 2007
9:30 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
13th Floor, Training Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, with regard to Multi-Employer Regulations

Larry McCune, Principal Safety Engineer
(510) 286-7013
Research and Standards Health Unit

July 26, 2007
9:30 a.m.
Cal/OSHA Appeals Board
Hearing Room
2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95833

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 11, Section 3416 with regard to personal fall protection for persons working on outdoor advertising structures.

Richard Parenti
Associate Safety Engineer, Standards
Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5729

July 10, 2007
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
13th Floor, Training Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, with regard to diacetyl and other food flavorings

Bob Barish, Senior Industrial Hygienist
(510) 286-7001 or
Mike Horowitz, Senior Indusrial Hygienist
(510) 286-7009
Research and Standards Health Unit

June 19, 2007
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
13th Floor, Training Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Updating the State's permissible levels (PEL) for workplace chemical consideration of more than 200 potential new and revised PELs.

Bob Barish, Senior Industrial Hygienist
(510) 286-7001
Steve Smith, Supervising Industrial Hygienist
(916) 574-2996
Research and Standards Health Unit

May 18, 2007
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
13th Floor, Training Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, with regard to diacetyl and other food flavorings.

Mike Horowitz, Senior Industrial Hygienist
(510) 286-7009 or
Bob Barish, Senior Industrial Hygienist
(510) 286-7001
Research and Standards Health Unit

May 9, 2007
9:30 a.m.
Occupational Safety and Health
Appeals Board
2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95833

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1596, with regard to roll-over protective structures (ROPS) haulage and earth-moving equipment.

Richard Parenti
Associate Engineer, Standards
Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5729

April 24, 2007 - Day 1
9:00 a.m.
Division of Occupational Safety and Health
Training Room, Suite 5
2211 Park Towne Circle
Sacramento, CA 95825

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, with regard to Section 4885, Definitions; Section 4924, Crane Load Safety Devices; and Section 4999, Handling Loads.

George Hauptman
Senior Engineer, Standards
Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5724

April 25, 2007 - Day 2
8:30 a.m.
Division of Occupational Safety and Health
Training Room, Suite 5
2211 Park Towne Circle
Sacramento, CA 95825

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, with regard to Section 5006.1, Mobile and Tower Crane Operator Certification Regarding the Exception Related to Crane Boom Length and Rated Load Capacity.

Mike Manieri
Principal Safety Engineer
Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5725

March 21, 2007
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
13th Floor, Training Room 1304
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, with regard to diacetyl and other food flavorings.

Bob Barish (510) 286-7001 or
Mike Horowitz (510) 286-7009
Senior Industrial Hygienists-DOSH
Research and Standards Health Unit

February 13, 2007
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
13th Floor Training Room 1304
Oakland, California 94612

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, with regard to Diacetyl

Bob Barish
Senior Industrial Hygienist-DOSH
Research and Standards Health Unit
(510) 286-7001

Inquiries may be directed to Executive Officer Marley Hart at (916) 274-5721.

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