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April 21, 2005 agenda

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
Bernie Osburn at (916) 274-5721

April 21, 2005
Harris State Building
Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

 

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:   

general industrial safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 96, section 4968
and article 99, new section 5022.1
Tower Crane Warning Devices and
Crane Test Weight Requirements

   
2.

Title 8
:


telecommunications safety orders

chapter 7, subchapter 21, article 1
section 8615
Fall Protection for Telecommunication Workers

 
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:


general industry safety orders

chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 19
sections 3541-3546, 3548 and 3549
Automotive lifts
(heard at the August 19, 2004 public hearing in Oakland)

   
2.

Title 8
:


general industry safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, Article 25
sections 3649 and 3651(a)
Low Profile Tractors
(heard at the March 17, 2005 public hearing in
San Diego)

 
B.


Proposed petition decisions for adoption

   


1.


Robert D. Peterson Law Corporation, Attorney for the Petitioner
Technical Services Information Bureau and the Acoustical Industry Advancement Fund
(Petition No. 465)

Proposal to amend Title 8 Section 1646(f) standards that address when employees may ride on a rolling scaffold.

 
B.


Proposed variance decision for adoption

   


1.


Consent calendar
     

a.

 

Stuart Energy Systems
(OSHSB File No. 03-V-021)

  C. Other
   

1. Legislation

2. Executive Officer Report

 
D.


Adjournment of the business meeting

   

Next meeting:

May 19, 2005
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814