OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
1998 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.4 and Labor Code Sections 142.1, 142.4, 144.5, that the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board pursuant to the Authority granted by Labor Code Section 142.3, and to implement Labor Code Section 142.3, will consider proposed revisions of the California Code of Regulations at its monthly Public Hearings.

DATE & LOCATION PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSALS
January 15/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
State Building
107 South Broadway
Auditorium (Room 1138)
Los Angeles
General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3649,
Riderless, High-Lift Straddle Trucks

General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 3650, 3653 and 3655,
Design and Construction Requirements for Low-Lift and High-Lift Trucks; and Seat Belts for Off-Road work Machines


February 19/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
Caltrans State Building
111 Grand Avenue
Auditorium
Oakland
Title 8, Elevator Safety Orders, Title 24, Part 7, Elevator Safety Orders

March 19/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium (Room B-109)
San Diego
Construction Safety Orders, Sections 1538(g), 1635(b)(14), 1660(g), 1663(a)(5), 1664(a)(12), 1710(g)(1), 1710(g)(2), 1724(f)(1), 1730(b)NOTE, 1730(c)(2), and 1730(f)(2),
Fall Protection

General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 3219 and 3225(a),
Exit Maintenance and Access

General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 3575(a) and 3581,
Abrasive Wheels


April 16/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento
General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 3281, 3282, 3286, 3291 and New Appendix A
Controlled Descent Apparatus, Operating Procedures Outline Sheet, and Counterweighted Outrigger Beams

General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3513,
Flywheel Speed


May 21/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
State Building
107 South Broadway
Auditorium (Room 1138)
Los Angeles
General Industry Safety Orders, Section 4345,
Hoist and Tilt-Frame Refuse and Trash Collection Equipment

Construction Safety Orders, Sections 1529, 1531, 1532, 1532.1 and 1535; General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 3409, 3411, 5144, 5147, 5190, 5200-5202, 5207-5214, 5216-5218, and 5220; and Ship Building, Ship Repairing, and Ship Breaking Safety Orders, Section 8358,
Respiratory Protection


June 18/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
Caltrans State Building
111 Grand Avenue
Auditorium
Oakland
General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3242 and 3248; and
California Elevator Safety Orders, Chapter 24, 1997 Uniform Building Code, Chapter 2, and Chapter 11, 1997 Uniform Mechanical Code, Glass and Glazing; and Mechanical Refrigeration Systems

General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 3474(m) and 4884(c),
Update of ANSI/ASME References for Slings and Cranes


July 16/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium (Room B-109)
San Diego
General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 3210 and 3388, and
California Building Code, Section 509.7,
Guardrails/Fall Protection At Elevated Locations (Non-Construction)

General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3317(a), and
California Building Code, Section 512,
Illumination


August 20/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento
Construction Safety Orders, Section 1644(a),
End Rail Materials for Metal Scaffolds

General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3563,
Power Lawn Mowers

General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3650(b) and (d),
Update of National Consensus Standard References for Industrial Trucks


September 17/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
State Building
107 South Broadway
Auditorium (Room 1138)
Los Angeles
Construction Safety Orders, Section 1740(m) and
General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 4649 and 4821, Use of Cylinders Associated with Welding and Cutting Operations

General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 4310 and 4543,
Guarding of Meat Band Saw Blades

Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders, Section 6309(h),
Roll-Over Protective Structures (ROPS) for Equipment Used in Logging Operations


October 15/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
Caltrans State Building
111 Grand Avenue
Auditorium
Oakland
Low Voltage Safety Orders, Sections 2320.1 and 2320.4,
Working in Proximity to Energized/De-Energized Equipment or Systems

General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5189(b),
Pre and Post Explosives Manufacturing Research and Testing Activities Exempted-Process Safety Management


November 19/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium (Room B-109)
San Diego
Construction Safety Orders, Sections 1637(n) and 1660(f) and General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 3277 through 3280, Update of ANSI References for Ladder-Type and Needle-Beam Type Platforms; and Fixed and Portable Ladders

Construction Safety Orders, Sections 1529, 1532, and 1535 and General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 5200, 5201, 5202, 5203, 5207, 5208, 5208.1, 5209, 5210, 5211, 5212, 5213, 5214, 5215, 5217, 5218, 5219, and 5220 and
Ship Building, Ship Repairing and Ship Breaking Safety Orders, Section 8358 Carcinogen Report of Use Requirements


December 17/Thurs.
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3641(a) and (b), Orchard Man-Lifts (Pruning Towers) – ANSI Standard Update

General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 4415, 5468, 5485 and 5504, Power Process Pressure Piping

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, 1300 I Street, Suite 920, Sacramento, California 95814.

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) 322-3640.


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