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March 17, 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

March 17, 2005
County Administration Center
Room 358
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101

 

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:   

construction safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 24
section 1670
Fall Arrest Free Fall Distance

   
2.

Title 8
:


general industry safety orders

chapter 4, subchapter 7, Article 25
sections 3649 and 3651(a)
Low Profile Tractors

 
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:


construction safety orders
chapter 4, subchapter 4, article 21
section 1637
Scaffold ladders
(heard at the February 17, 2005 public hearing in Sacramento)

   
2.

Title 8:


general industry safety orders

chapter 4, subchapter 7, article 13
section 3456
Handweeding
(heard at the November 18, 2004 public hearing in Glendale)

   
3.

Title 8
:


ship building, ship repairing, and ship breaking
safety orders

chapter 7, subchapter 18, Article 3, Section 8354; and Article 8, Sections 8397, 8397.10, 8397.11, 8397.12 and 8397.13,
Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment
(heard at the February 17, 2005 public hearing in Sacramento)

 
B.


Proposed variance decisions for adoption

   


1.


Consent calendar
     

a.


b.


c.


Santa Monica Big Blue Bus
(OSHSB File No. 04-V-040)

City of Riverside
(OSHSB file no. 04-V-044)

San Diego Trolley Inc.
(OSHSB file no. 04-V-046)

    2.

Items that may be removed from the consent calendar agenda

 
C.

Other
   


1. Legislation

2. Executive Officer Report

 
D.


Adjournment of the business meeting

   


Next meeting:

April 21, 2005
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612-1499