February 16, 2006 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

February 16, 2006
744 P Street
Auditorium, Room 102
Sacramento, CA 95814
10:00 a.m.



Call to order and introductions


Public meeting (open for public comment)


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)



Adjournment of the public meeting


Adjournment of the Public Hearing


Business meeting

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


Proposed safety orders for adoption


Title 8:

constuction safety orders

chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 29
section 1710(f)
Column Stability for Structural Steel Erection
(heard at the December 15, 2005, public hearing in

    2. Title 8:   

construction safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 29
section 1720
Concrete Pumps and Placing Booms
(heard at the June 16, 2005, public hearing in Irvine)

    3. Title 8:   

compressed air safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 3
general industry safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 7, new article 154
Title 8 reform element 1, part 1
(heard at the January 19, 2006, public hearing in Oakland)


Proposed petition decisions for adoption


Ted L. Blanton, Sr., President
The NACB Group, Inc.
(Petition No. 475)

Proposal to amend Title 8 Section 5006.1 of the General Industry Safety Orders, regarding accreditation for mobile crane and tower operator certifying entities.


Proposed variance decision for adoption



Consent calendar

Items that may be removed from the consent calendar agenda

  D. Other



Executive Officer's Report

a. 2005 Year in Review
b. Calendar of Activities
b. Heat Illness Emergency Standard


Future Agenda Items


Adjournment of the business meeting


Next meeting:

March 16, 2006
County Administration Center
Room 358
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101
10:00 a.m.