AGENDA

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

December 14, 2000
Auditorium
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
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 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: CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 6
Section 1541.1
Requirements for Trench Shoring Systems

ACTIONS TAKEN: No comments received - Record closed.

2. TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 54
Section 4188(b)
Specific Definitions for Power Operated Presses

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: CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 29,
Section 1716.1(f)(1)
Approval of Structural Wood Framing System Erection Plans
(Heard at the August 17, 2000 Public Hearing in Sacramento).

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. TITLE 8: LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Article 3
Section 2320.2
The Use of Barriers and Insulated Gloves
(Heard at the August 17, 2000 Public Hearing in Sacramento).

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 24
Section 3646(e)
Working From or On Top of an Elevating Work Platform Guardrail
(Heard at the October 19, 2000 Public Hearing in Oakland).

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

 

B. PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

1. Consent Calendar Agenda

a. City of Berkeley
(Variance File No. 00-V-008)

b. University of California, Santa Cruz
(Variance File No. 00-V-022)

c. Perfection Plating, Inc.
(Variance File No. 00-V-025)

d. Acalanes Union High School District
(Variance File No. 00-V-026)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

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

 

C. OTHER


1. Status of Outstanding Petitions

2. Upcoming Rulemaking Activity

3. Crane Advisory Subcommittee Update

4. Federal Ergonomic Regulation

ACTIONS TAKEN: Staff reports given. No action taken.


D. ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING