OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar of Activities

 

 

NOTICE OF ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board hereby gives notice that the following subjects will be considered by ad hoc advisory committees convened to consider revisions to Cal/OSHA safety orders in Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.


January 15, 2003
10:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Room 1304
Oakland, CA 94612

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Sections 5095-5100, with regard to control of noise exposure.

Bob Nakamura
Senior Industrial
Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards
Health Unit
(415) 703-5160

 

January 29, 2003
9:00 a.m.
2450 Venture Oaks Way
Room 410
Sacramento, CA 95833

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5153, with regard to ventilation and personal protective equipment requirements for spray coating operations.

Tom Mitchell
Senior Industrial Hygienist
Occupational Safety & Health
Standards Board
(916) 274-5730

 


February 5, 2003
9:00 a.m.
Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Room 1304
Oakland, CA 94612


To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders, CNG/LNG temporary refueling.

Don Cook
Senior Engineer - DOSH
Pressure Vessel Unit
(510) 622-3052

 

 

 

February 6, 2003
9:00 a.m.
2211 Park Towne Circle
Room 4
Sacramento, CA 95825


To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3456 and the use of hand work to weed, thin and hot cap in agricultural operations.

Heidi Smith
Legal Counsel III
Occupational Safety & Health
Standards Board
(916) 274-5732

 

 

 

PROPOSED RULEMAKING SCHEDULED FOR UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.4 and the provisions of Labor Code Sections 142.1, 142.2, and 142.3, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board has set the time and place for a Public Hearing.  At the Public Hearing, the Board will consider public testimony on the proposed changes noticed below to occupational safety and health regulations in Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

 

January 16, 2003
10:00 a.m.
State Building
Auditorium
320 West 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Articles 20 and 29, Sections 1635 and 1710, Structural Steel Erection Safety Standards.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Elevator Safety Orders, New Article 5.1, New Section 3005, Reporting Accidents Involving Listed Devices.

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 6; Elevator Safety Orders; Articles 7, 20 and 22; Sections 3016, 3120.6 and 3122.0; Elevator Pits.

 

February 20, 2003
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 29, Section 1712, Hazards Associated with Reinforcing Steel and Other Similar Projections.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 85, Section 4821(a), Gas Systems Piping for Welding and Cutting.

 

NOTICE OF REGULATIONS APPROVED

After proceedings held in accordance with and pursuant to authority vested in Sections 142, 142.3 and 142.4 of the Labor Code to implement, interpret, or make specific, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, by a majority vote, adopted additions, revisions or deletions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4, as follows:

 

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Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 3, Sections 1527, Washing Facilities at Construction Jobsites.

Heard at the February 21, 2002, Public Hearing; adopted on November 21, 2002; filed with the Secretary of State on January 6, 2003; and will become effective on February 5, 2003.

 

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