BOARD MEETING AGENDA

PUBLIC MEETING/PUBLIC HEARING/BUSINESS MEETING OF THE
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD

 

April 13, 2000
Auditorium, State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California

 

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

ACTIONS TAKEN: Oral comments received.

III. PUBLIC HEARING

A. EXPLANATION OF PROCEDURES

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

      1. TITLE 8:      GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS

          Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 1
          Section 3207 and Article 4, Section 3270.1
          Rope Access

      ACTIONS TAKEN: Oral comments received. Record closed.

      2. TITLE 8:    GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS

         Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 59
         New Section 4307.1
         Guarding of Miter Saws

      ACTIONS TAKEN: Oral comments received. Record closed.

          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:   OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS
                     BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS

Chapter 3.5, Subchapter 1, Article 3, Section 417.1
Objection to Hearing Panel or Hearing Officer or Board Member
(Heard at the November 18, 1999 Public Hearing in San Diego.)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. TITLE 8:   CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS

Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 4
Section 1532.1
Lead
(Heard at the February 17, 2000 Public Hearing in Oakland.)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

 

B. PROPOSED PETITION DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

1. Carl J. White & Associates, Inc. (Petition No. 408).
Petitioner requested the Board to make revisions to the
California Code of Regulations, Elevator Safety Orders
Article 13, regarding escalators to include the reporting and
investigation of elevator and escalator accidents occurring to the
riding public.

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. NACB Technical Services, Inc. (Petition No. 409).
Petitioner requested the Board to make revisions to the
California Code of Regulations, General Industry Safety Orders
Sections 5006, 5008, and 5009, regarding crane operators qualifications
and practices and floor-operated cranes.

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

 

C. PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

1. Consent Calendar Agenda

a. Sima Management
(Variance File No. 99-V-049)

b. Ralphs Grocery Company
(Variance File No. 99-V-050)

c. South Coast Plaza
(Variance File No. 99-V-051)

d. Riverside County Building Services
(Variance File No. 99-V-054)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. Items That May Be Removed From The Consent Calendar Agenda

D. OTHER

1. Legislative Report

2. Status of Ergonomics Litigation

ACTIONS TAKEN: Staff report given. No action taken.

E. ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING

The meeting facilities and restrooms are accessible to the physically disabled. Requests for accommodations for the disabled should be made to the Board office no later than 3 working days prior to the day of the meeting. If Paratransit services are needed, please contact the Paratransit office nearest you.