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
Marley Hart at (916) 274-5721

October 18, 2001
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland, 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

III.        PUBLIC HEARING

     A.         EXPLANATION OF PROCEDURES

     B.         PROPOSED SAFETY STANDARDS (Revisions, Additions, Deletions)

                 1.          TITLE 8: ELEVATOR SAFETY ORDERS
                              Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Article 13
                              Section 3089
                              TITLE 24 CALIFORNIA ELEVATOR SAFETY CONSTRUCTION CODE
                              Part 7, Article 7-13
                              Section 7-3089
                              Escalators, Clearance Between Skirt and Step

       2.          TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
                    Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 25
                    Sections 3650 and 3664
                    Operating Rules for Industrial Trucks

 

       3.          TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
                    Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 91
                    Section 4885
                    Definition of Trolley Suspended Hoists

             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 7
                                      Section 3340(c) and (d)
                                      Accident Prevention Signs
                                      (Heard at the September 20, 2001 Public Hearing in Los Angeles)

                         2.          TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
                                      Chapter 4; Subchapter 7, Article 100
                                      Section 5031
                                      Crane Inspection Records
                                      (Heard at the August 16, 2001 Public Hearing in Sacramento)           

 

                 B.         PROPOSED PETITION DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

                         1.          Joseph F. Kukla
                                      (Petition No. 433)
                                      Petitioner requested the Board to amend the General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155(A) and (B)
                                      with regard to the Computation for Exposures to Contaminants with Independent Health Effects.


             C.        PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

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

 

                         2.          Beverly Hills Medical Plaza
                                      (Variance File No. 01-V-005)

                         3.          Cool Fuel, Inc.
                                      (Variance File No. 01-V-007)

                         4.          Merit Propane Co, Inc. (Slauson Foods)
                                      (Variance File No. 01-V-008)

                         5.          Merit Propane Co., Inc. (Vernon Fuel)
                                      (Variance File No. 01-V-009)

             D.        OTHER

                         1.          Legislation
                         2.          Title 8 Reform Update
                         3.          Annual Rulemaking Calendar
                         4.          2002 Board Meeting Schedule (Draft)

 

 

C.      ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS HEARING