AGENDA

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

May 11, 2000
Auditorium Ronald Reagan State Building
300 South Spring Street
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: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS

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

ACTIONS TAKEN: Oral comments received. Record closed.

2. TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 107
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants

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: CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS

Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 24
Sections 1670 and 1671.2
Fall Protection in the Construction Industry
(Heard at the January 20, 2000 Public Hearing in Los Angeles.)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS

Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 59, Section 4322
Speed of Circular Saw Blades
(Heard at the March 16, 2000 Public Hearing in San Diego.)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

B. PROPOSED PETITION DECISION FOR ADOPTION

1. John Deunay, CIPE, JDL Systems, Inc., (Petition No. 411)
Petitioner requested the Board to amend Elevator Safety Orders,
regarding the installation of sump pumps and drains in elevator hoistways.

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

C. PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

1. Consent Calendar Agenda

a. Suburban Propane
(Variance File No. 99-V-040)

b. County of Riverside (Southwest Justice Center)
(Variance File No. 99-V-045)

c. University of California, San Diego
(Variance File No. 99-V-046)

d. East Side Union High School District
(Variance File No. 99-V-048)

e. Orange County Transportation Authority
(Variance File No. 99-V-053)

f. County of Riverside (United States District Courthouse)
(Variance File No. 00-V-001)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. Items That May Be Removed From The Consent Calendar Agenda

D. OTHER

1. Legislative Report

2. Ergonomics Update

3. Variance Report

ACTIONS TAKEN: Staff report given. No action taken.

E. ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING