AGENDA

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

October 21, 1999
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street, Auditorium
Oakland, California

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 3
        Section 1512(b)
        Emergency Medical Services, First Aid

ACTIONS TAKEN: Oral comments received.  Public record closed.


2.     TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
        Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 108
        Sections 5157 and 5158
        Article 135, Section 5416
        SHIP BUILDING, SHIP REPAIRING, AND
        SHIP BREAKING SAFETY ORDERS
        Subchapter 18, Article 4
        Section 8355
        Approved Testing Equipment

ACTIONS TAKEN
: Oral comments received.  Public 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 24, Section 3638(b)
        Aerial Devices – Update of National Consensus Standards (ANSI, ANSI/SIA)
        (Heard at the July 15, 1999 Public Hearing in San Diego.)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

B. PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

              1.      Consent Calendar Agenda

                      a.    Calpine Corporation and Geysers Power Corporation, LLC
                             (Variance File No. 96-V-071M)

                      b.     Prada USA, Corporation
                             (Variance File No. 98-V-064)

                      c.     City and County of San Francisco
                             (Variance File No. 99-V-023)

                   ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

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

C. OTHER

        1. Proposed Variance Petition for Rehearing
                Heat & Control, Inc. (99-V-011)
       
         ACTIONS TAKEN: Denied Proposed Variance Petition for Rehearing.

        2. Legislative Report

        3. Ergonomics Hearing Update

        4. Powered Industrial Truck Update

        5. Rulemaking Calendar - 2000

       
ACTIONS TAKEN: Staff report given.  No action taken.

D. ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING