Petition Decisions Submitted Prior to 2012

Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board

Petitions submitted to the Board for consideration:

The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Board) is the only agency in the State authorized to adopt occupational safety and health standards or orders. The Board is required to hold open public meetings at least monthly and to permit any person to address the Board on any matters of occupational safety or health or to propose new or revised standards. Petitions for standard changes will be evaluated by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. The Board will report its decision no later than six months following receipt of a petition.

Petition
File #
Regarding Date Submitted Status
Petition 525 Update to NFPA33 standard for spray application using flammable or combustible materials Sep. 19, 2011 DENIED
Petition 524 Use N-100 respirators in lieu of P-100 respirators in non-oil environments. Jun. 28, 2011 GRANTED
Petition 523 Construction personnel hoists Apr. 21, 2011 WITHDRAWN
Petition 522 Helicopter fueling operations Apr. 22, 2011 GRANTED
Petition 521 Portable ladder inspections Jan. 18, 2011 GRANTED
Petition 520 Certified inspectors and inspections of portable amusement rides Dec. 8, 2010 GRANTED
Petition 519 Requirements for first aid supplies Oct. 29, 2010 GRANTED
Petition 518 Intern and resident physician work hours Oct. 5, 2010 DENIED
Petition 517 English language in the workplace.
Jul. 26, 2010 DENIED
Petition 516 Address diesel engine safety hazard. Jul. 1, 2010 GRANTED in part, DENIED in part
Petition 515 Certified Safety Professional (CSP) definition Jun. 14, 2010 GRANTED
Petition 514 Flexible horizontal lifelines Dec. 28, 2009 DENIED
Petition 513 Bloodborne pathogens Dec. 17, 2009 GRANTED
Petition 512 Chain and cable ladders in the petrochemical industry Oct. 30, 2009 GRANTED
Petition 511 Seatbelts in industrial trucks Sep. 8, 2009 DENIED
Petition 510 Communication tower ladders Aug. 4, 2009 GRANTED
Petition 509 Heat Stress Jul. 28, 2009 DENIED
Petition 508 Group IV, Conveyance installations on or after May 1, 2008 installation contract date Apr. 28, 2009 GRANTED
Petition 507 Exhaust and modification of equipment Apr. 7, 2008 GRANTED
Petition 506 Personal protective equipment for employees handling pneumatic hammers Jul. 18, 2008 DENIED
Petition 505 Gas compressors and engines Jun. 24, 2008 GRANTED
Petition 504 Crane operator qualifications and certification May. 20, 2008 GRANTED
Petition 503 Flaggers Mar. 28, 2008 WITHDRAWN
Petition 502 Protective measures for mercury amalgam in dental offices Mar. 20, 2008 DENIED
Petition 501 Ban of mercury amalgam in dental work Mar. 20, 2008 DENIED
Petition 500 Back-up warning devices Jan. 11, 2008 GRANTED
Petition 499 Cranes and other hoisting equipment Oct. 10, 2007 DENIED
Petition 498 Inspection and tests Sep. 4, 2007 DENIED
Petition 497 Tunnel definition Jun. 14, 2007 DENIED
Petition 496 Use of forklifts Jun. 3, 2007 DENIED
Petition 495 Truck wheel guards and railsweeps May. 29, 2007 GRANTED
Petition 494 Roll bars and lap seat belts on riding lawn mowers May. 1, 2007 GRANTED
Petition 493 Reinforcing steel and other similar projections Feb. 26, 2007 DENIED
Petition 492 Assigned protection factors for respirators Feb. 12, 2007 GRANTED
Petition 491 Use of multivalves on underground liquid propane gas tanks Sep. 21, 2006 GRANTED
Petition 490 Crane design requirements Dec. 28, 2006 GRANTED
Petition 489 Crane design requirements Nov. 2, 2006 GRANTED
Petition 488 Elevator safety orders Oct. 17, 2006 GRANTED
Petition 486 Food flavorings - diacetyl Aug. 21, 2006 GRANTED
Petition 485 Crane design requirements Jun. 7, 2006 DENIED
Petition 484 Roll-Over protective structures Apr. 21, 2006 GRANTED

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