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
Melony Hernandez at (916) 274-5721

 

February 20, 2003
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento, California
10:00 a.m.

 

  I.

CALL TO ORDER AND INTRODUCTIONS


  II.

PUBLIC MEETING (Open for Public Comment)

 

    A.

Comments on the Working Group Meeting of November 15, 2002 pertaining to repetitive motion injuries

Special ergonomics meeting February 20, 2003

 

 
    B.

Public Comments on Ergonomics

 

 
    C.

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).

 

    D.

Adjournment Of The Public Meeting

  III.

PUBLIC HEARING (Open for Public Comment)

 

    A.

EXPLANATION OF PROCEDURES

 

    B.

PROPOSED SAFETY STANDARDS (Revisions, Additions, Deletions)

 

      1. TITLE 8:

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4
Article 29, Section 1712
Hazards Associated with Reinforcing Steel and Other Similar Projections

 

 
      2. TITLE 8:

GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Article 85, Section 4821(a)
Gas Systems Piping for Welding and Cutting

 
    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 ORDER FOR ADOPTION

 

      1. TITLE 8:


GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 4
Sections 3279 and 3280
Portable Ladders
(Heard at the November 21, 2002 Public Hearing in San Diego)

 
    B.

PROPOSED PETITION DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

 

      1.

California Labor Federation (Petition No. 448)

Petitioner requested the Board to amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5110, Repetitive Motion Injuries.

 

 
      2.

AGC Safety & Health Council (Petition No. 449)

Petitioner requested the Board to amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 98, to address structure falsework removal.

 

 
      3.

Otis Elevator Company (Petition No. 450)

Petitioner requested the Board to amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Elevator Safety Orders, Section 3121.12, Suspension ropes and their connections.

 

 
    C.

PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISION FOR ADOPTION

 

 
     

1.

 

Consent Calendar

 
       

a.


b.


c.


d.


e.

Teichert Aggregates
(OSHSB File No. 02-V-025)

Island Palms Apartments, L.P.
(OSHSB File No. 02-V-026)

Los Angeles Unified School District
(OSHSB File No. 02-V-032)

Department of Health Services, State of California
(OSHSB File No. 02-V-038)

Bay Area Rapid Transit District
(OSHSB File No. 99-V-44M(2003))

 

 
      2.

Items that may be removed from the Consent Calendar Agenda

 

 
    D.

OTHER

 

     

1.

2.

3.


4.

 

Legislation

Board Budget

OSHSB Petition Decisions 431 and 411
Necessity for Staff to Convene Advisory Committees

Executive Officer Recruitment

    E.

ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING