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

Terri Nieto at (916) 274-5721

 

July 19, 2001

 State Building

1350 Front Street

Auditorium

San Diego, 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:     GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS

                        Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Articles 14, 90, 92, 93 and 96

                        Sections 3472(b), 4884, 4886, 4907(b)(2), 4924(b) and 4965(a)

                        Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment with Regard to Manufacture Dates;

                        and the Use of Load Indicating and Load Movement Devices


ACTIONS TAKEN:
No comments received - Record Closed.

 

2.  TITLE 8:     CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS

                                                Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 28, Section 1698

                                                 Mortar, Plaster or Fireproofing Mixer Grid Guards

ACTIONS TAKEN: No 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:    CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS

                        Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 29

                        Section 1710(a)

                        GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS

                        Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 98

                        Section 4999

                        The Securing of Loads Prior to Release from Cranes

                        and Other Hoisting Apparatus

                        (Heard at the March 15, 2001 Public Hearing in San Diego)

 

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

 

2.   TITLE 8:    LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SAFETY ORDERS

                        Chapter 7, Subchapter 5, Article 3

                        Section 2320.2(a)

                        HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SAFETY ORDERS

                        Chapter 7, Subchapter 5, Article 36

                        Section 2941(f)

                        Electrical Worker Apparel and Use of a Ground-Based

                        Observer When Performing Rubber Gloving Operations

                        on Energized Conductors/Equipment

                        (Heard at the April 19, 2001 Public Hearing in Sacramento)

 

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

 

3.   TITLE 8:    GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS

                        Chapter 4, Subchapter7, Article 109

                        Section 5193

                        Proposed Revisions to Bloodborne Pathogens

                                                (Heard at the June 21, 2001 Public Hearing in Oakland)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.
B.                 PROPOSED PETITION DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

1.         David A. Caldwell

        (Petition No. 429)

Petitioner requested the Board to amend the General Industry Safety Orders,

Sections 3336, 3650 and 3664 with regard to rollover protective structures.


ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

 

2.         Margaret Robbins, Director of Health and Safety

        California Labor Federation AFL-CIO

(Petition No. 430)

Petitioner requested the Board to amend the California Code of Regulations

Section 5110 with regard to repetitive motion injury.

 

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

 

3.     Ray Ruggles, Caltrans District 11

(Petition No. 431)

Petitioner requested the Board to amend the Construction Safety Orders,

Section 1523 with regard to minimum illumination intensities.


ACTIONS TAKEN:
Adopted by unanimous vote.

 

C.        PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

 

1.         La Cienaga Associates

(Variance File No. 00-V-045)

 

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

 

D.        OTHER

1.       Legislation

2.       Crane Subcommittee Update

3.       Title 8 Reform Update

 

ACTIONS TAKEN: Staff reports given. No action taken.