OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
2000 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.4 and Labor Code Sections 142.1, 142.3, 142.4, 144.5, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board will conduct a monthly Board Meeting at the following times and locations.  During this meeting the Board will hold an open public meeting, consider proposed revisions of the California Code of Regulations at its monthly Public Hearings, and conduct its business.  As Public Hearing regulations, their supporting documents (an Informative Digest and Initial Statement of Reasons), and Agenda of the meeting become available they will be posted below as underlined links to the related documents.

DATE & LOCATION PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSALS
Thursday, January 20th
10:00 a.m.
Ronald Reagan State Building
300 South Spring Street
Auditorium
Los Angeles

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

Construction Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 4, Article 24, Section 1670 and Section 1671.2
Fall Protection in the Construction Industry

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Thursday, February 17th
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland

 

 



Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 13, Section 3441 and Section 3455
Overhead Electrical Hazards in Agricultural Operations

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Construction Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 4, Article 4, Section 1532.1
Lead

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, March 16th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium (Room B-109)
San Diego







Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken
General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 59, Section 4322
Speed of Circular Saw Blades

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Electrical Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 5, Article 36, Sections 2940.2, 2940.6, 2941, and Article 36, Appendix C.
Rubber Gloving of Conductors and Equipment Energized Over 7,500 Volts

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, April 13th
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

 

 


Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 1, Section 3207 and Article 4, Section 3270.1
Rope Access

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 59, new Section 4307.1
Guarding of Miter Saws

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, May 11th
10:00 a.m.
Ronald Reagan State Building
300 South Spring Street
Auditorium
Los Angeles

 

 

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 96, Section 4966(a)(1)
Erection, and Dismantling of Tower Cranes

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 107, Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, June 15th
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Training Room A
Oakland

 

 

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 25, Section 3656(e)
Order Pickers and Stock Pickers

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 92, Section 4889
Warning Devices for Overhead Cranes

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, July 20th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium (Room B-109)
San Diego

 

 

 

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

Construction Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 21, Section 1637 and Article 23, Section 1658
Scaffolds Used in the Construction Industry

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Elevator Safety Orders Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Article 9, Section 3071(j)(1)(E)
Test of Firefighters' Service

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, August 17th
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

 

 

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Article 3, Section 2320.2
The Use of Barriers and Insulated Gloves

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Construction Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 29, Section 1716.1(f) (1)
Approval of Structural Wood Framing System Erection Plans

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, September 21st
10:00 a.m.
Ronald Reagan State Building
300 South Spring Street
Auditorium
Los Angeles

 

 

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 14, Sections 3465(a), 3472, and 3475
Marine Terminals

Informative Digest

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 15, Sections 3482
Bulk Storage of Loose Material

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, October 19th
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland

 

 


Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 24, Section 3646(e)
Working From or On Top of an Elevating Work Platform Guardrail

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Construction Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 4, Article 29, Sections 1714 and 1715
Precast Concrete Construction

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

 

Thursday, November 16th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium (Room B-109)
San Diego

 

 

 


Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 108, Sections 5157 and 5158; Ship Building, Ship Repairing, and Ship Breaking Safety Orders, Subchapter 18, Article 4, Section 8355
Confined Spaces

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Construction Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 18, Section 1629(c)
Double Cleat Ladders

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, December 14th
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

 

 


Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

Construction Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 6, Section 1541.1
Requirements for Trench Shoring Systems

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reason

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 54, Section 4188(b)
Specific Definitions for Power Operated Presses

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Notice is given that any interested person may present statements or arguments orally or in writing at the hearing on the proposed changes under consideration. The official record of the rulemaking proceedings will be closed at the conclusion of the public hearing and written comments received after 5:00 p.m. on the public hearing date will not be considered by the Board unless the Board announces an extension of time in which to submit written comments. Written comments should be mailed to the address provided in the following paragraph. The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, upon its own motion or at the instance of any interested person, may thereafter adopt the above proposal substantially as set forth without further notice.

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board's rulemaking file on the proposed actions are open to public inspection Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Standards Board's Office, 2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 350, Sacramento, California, 95833.

The full text of proposed changes, including any changes or modifications that may be made as a result of the public hearing, shall be available from the Executive Officer 15 days prior to the date on which the Standards Board adopts the proposed changes.

Inquiries concerning the proposed action may be directed to the Executive Officer, John D. MacLeod at (916) 274-5721.

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