AGENDA

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

January 18, 2001
State Building
320 West 4th Street
Carmel Room
Los Angeles, 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 2
Section 1504
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 23
Section 3622
Structural and Scaffolds Planks

ACTIONS TAKEN: Oral comments received - Record closed.

2. TITLE 8: CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 29
Section 1712
Hazard Associated with Reinforcing Steel

ACTIONS TAKEN: Oral 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 14
Sections 3465(a), 3472, and 3475
Marine Terminals
(Heard at the September 21, 2000 Public Hearing in Los Angeles).

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 15
Section 3482
Bulk Storage of Loose Material
(Heard at the September 21, 2000 Public Hearing in Los Angeles).

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

B. PROPOSED PETITION FOR ADOPTION

1. Gerry Daley and Gena Stinnett, (Petition No. 422)
Petitioners requested the Board to adopt a new safety order regarding microwave mast safety for workers engaged in electronic news gathering (ENG).

ACTIONS TAKEN: Modifications to conclusion and order. - Adopted by unanimous vote.

C. PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

a. Chevron Products Company
(Variance File No. 99-V-034)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

 

D. OTHER

1. Legislation

2. Administrative Procedures Act changes effective January 1, 2001

3. Crane Operators Advisory Subcommittee update

4. Outstanding Petition Status

ACTIONS TAKEN: Staff reports given. No action taken.


E. ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING