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November 15, 2007 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
Chris Witte at (916) 274-5721

November 15, 2007
Glendale City Hall
613 E. Broadway
Second Floor Council Chambers
Glendale, California 91026
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)

    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
        Chapter 7, Subchapter 4, Article 11
        Section 1597
        Jobsite Vehicles--Scope and Application

      2. Title 8:

        General Industry Safety Orders
        Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 4
        Section 3270
        Safe Access to Elevated Locations

    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
        Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 2
        Section 3228
        Number of Exits
        (Heard at the 10/18/2007 Public Hearing)

      2. Title 8:

        General Industry Safety Orders
        Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 25
        Section 3650
        Industrial Trucks, General (Blue Signal Protection)
        (Heard at the 10/18/2007 Public Hearing)

    2. Proposed Variance Decisions for Adoption

      1. Consent Calendar

    3. Other
      1. Health Expert Advisory Committee (HEAC)
        PEL Update
        Division of Occupational Safety and Health

      2. Legislative Update

      3. Executive Officer's Report

        1. Calendar of Activities

      4. Future Agenda Items:

        Next meeting:

        December 13, 2007
        Office Building 9
        744 P Street
        Auditorium, Room 102
        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.