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Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB)

July 15, 2010

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
Chris Witte at (916) 274-5721

July 15, 2010
Burbank City Hall, Council Chambers
275 East Olive Avenue

Burbank, California 91502
10:00 a.m.

  1. CALL TO ORDER AND INTRODUCTIONS

  2. PUBLIC MEETING(open for public comment)

    1. 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)

      Any individual or group planning to make a presentation during the Public Meeting is requested to contact Chris Witte, Executive Secretary, or Marley Hart, Executive Officer, at (916) 274-5721 in advance of the meeting so that any logistical concerns can be addressed.

    2. ADJOURNMENT OF THE PUBLIC MEETING

  3. PUBLIC HEARING (open for public comment)

    1. EXPLANATION OF PROCEDURES

    2. PROPOSED SAFETY STANDARDS (Revisions, Additions, Deletions)

      1. TITLE 8:

        CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
        Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 4
        Section 1532.2
        GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDER
        Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 110
        Section 5206
        SHIP BUILDING, SHIP REPAIR, AND SHIP BREAKING SAFETY ORDERS
        Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 18, Article 4
        Section 8359
        Employee Notification Regarding Chromium (IV) Exposure Determination (Horcher)

    3. ADJOURNMENT OF THE PUBLIC HEARING

  4. BUSINESS MEETING

    The purpose of the business meeting is for the board to conduct its monthly business.

    1. PROPOSED SAFETY ORDERS FOR ADOPTION

      1. TITLE 8:

        GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
        Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 88
        Section 4848
        Update of Welding Fire Prevention and Suppression Procedures
        (Heard at the April 15, 2010, Public Hearing)

      2. TITLE 8:

        GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
        Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 108
        Section 5158
        Other Confined Space Operations
        (Heard at the June 17, 2010, Public Hearing)

  5. PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

    1. Consent Calendar

  6. OTHER

    1. Termination of Rulemaking--Broadband Technology for Back-Up Alarms (Petition 500)

    2. Information regarding incorporation by reference process
      Incorporation by Reference memo pdf, 32kb
      Incorporation by Reference memo doc, 52kb

    3. Information regarding petition decision process
      Petition Decision Process memo pdf, 24kb
      Petition Decision Process memo doc, 40kb

    4. Legislative Update

    5. Executive Officer's Report

      1. Calendar of Activities

    6. Future Agenda Items

  7. Next meeting:

    August 19, 2010
    State Resources Building
    1416 9th Street, Auditorium
    Sacramento, California 95814
    10:00 a.m.

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION NOTICE: Disability accommodation is available upon request. Any person with a disability requiring an accommodation, auxiliary aid or service, or a modification of policies or procedures to ensure effective communication and access to the public hearings/meetings of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board should contact the Disability Accommodation Coordinator at (916) 274-5721 or the state-wide Disability Accommodation Coordinator at 1-866-326-1616 (toll free). The state-wide Coordinator can also be reached through the California Relay Service, by dialing 711 or 1-800-735-2929 (TTY) or 1-800-855-3000 (TTY-Spanish). Accommodations can include modifications of policies or procedures or provision of auxiliary aids or services.

Accommodations include, but are not limited to, an Assistive Listening System (ALS), a Computer-Aided Transcription System or Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART), a sign-language interpreter, documents in Braille, large print or on computer disk, and audio cassette recording. Accommodation requests should be made as soon as possible. Requests for an ALS or CART should be made no later than five (5) days before the hearing.