AGENDA

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
Terri Nieto at (916) 274-5721

April 19, 2001
State Building
1416 State Resources Building, Auditorium
Sacramento, California
10:00 a.m.

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 todayís Business Meeting Agenda (Government Code Section 11125.7).

B. ADJOURNMENT OF THE PUBLIC MEETING

ACTIONS TAKEN: No comments received.

III. PUBLIC HEARING

A. EXPLANATION OF PROCEDURES

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

TITLE 8: CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS

Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 4
Section 1532.1
Notification to the Division of Lead-Related Work

ACTIONS TAKEN: Oral comments received - Record Closed.

TITLE 8: LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SAFETY ORDERS

Chapter 7, Subchapter 5, Article 3
Section 2320.2(a)
HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 7, Subchapter 5, Article 36
Section 2941(f)
Electrical Worker Apparel and Use of a Ground-Based Observer When Performing Rubber Gloving Operations on Energized Conductors/Equipment


ACTIONS TAKEN:
No 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: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 54, Section 4188(b)
Specific Definitions for Power Operated Presses
(Heard at the December 14, 2000 Public Hearing in Sacramento)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. TITLE 8: ELEVATOR SAFETY ORDERS

Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Article 1, Section 3000, Article 2, Section 3001,
Article 6, Section 3009, Article 15, Sections 3093-3093.60,
and Article 36, Section 3136

TITLE 24: CALIFORNIA ELEVATOR SAFETY CONSTRUCTION CODE

Part 7, Article 1, Section 7-3000, Part 7, Article 7-6, Section 7-3009;
Article 7-15, Sections 7-3093, 7-3093.60 and Article 7-36, Section 7-3136
Special Access Elevators and Special Access Lifts
(Heard at the February 22, 2001 Public Hearing in Oakland)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

B. PROPOSED PETITION DECISION FOR ADOPTION

1. Mr. Thomas Nussbaum, Nussbaum & Associates (Petition 426)
Petitioner requested the Board to amend Boiler and Fired Pressured Vessel
Safety Orders, Section 771(a)(4) and 781(b) with regard to steam boilers.

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. Mr. David W. Smith (Petition 427)
Petitioner requested the Board to amend General Industry Safety Orders,
Sections 3210 and 3212(a)(1) regarding elevated work areas and their access.

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

C. PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISION FOR ADOPTION

1. Michaelís Distribution Center
(Variance File No. 00-V-039)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

D. OTHER

          1. Legislation


        ACTIONS TAKEN: Staff reports given. No action taken.

E. ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING