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Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB)

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board

Proposed Regulations

Pursuant to Government Code section 11346.4 and Labor Code sections 142.1, 142.3, 142.4, 144.5, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board will conduct a monthly board meeting at the following times and locations. During this meeting the board will hold an open public meeting, consider proposed revisions of the California Code of Regulations at its monthly public hearings, and conduct its business. As public hearing regulations, their supporting documents (an informative digest and initial statement of reasons), and agenda of the meeting become available they will be posted below as underlined links to the related documents.

Once adopted by the Board, the regulation is submitted to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) for approval and submittal to the Secretary of State. OAL has 30 working days to approve or deny the regulation. If approved and submitted to the Secretary of State, the regulation becomes effective on a quarterly basis (January 1, April 1, July 1 or October 1) depending on the date OAL approves and submits to Secretary of State, unless it is a "Horcher," in which case the effective date is the same as the date the regulation is submitted to the Secretary of State.

Proposed Regulation Status
Sections 1504, New Section 1929, 1930 – 1932, 1934 – 1936, 5154, 5191, 5194, 5415, 5449, 5451, 5531 – 5534, 5541 – 5543, 5545 – 5547, 5549, 5556, 5558, 5560, 5566, 5568 – 5570, 5573 – 5579, 5590, 5592, 5594, 5596 – 5599, 5601, 5606, 5616 – 5622, and 5624
Federal Final Rule, Globally Harmonized System - Update to Hazard Communication (Safety)

Notice of Rulemaking: Jun 28, 2013

Public Hearing:
Aug. 15, 2013

15 day notice:
Jan. 28, 2014 -
Feb. 13, 2014

Sections 1514 and 3380
Personal Protective Devices and Safeguards

Notice of Rulemaking: Feb 28, 2014

Public Hearing:
Apr. 17, 2014
Sections 1529, 1532, 1532.1, Appendix B to 1532.1, 1532.2, 1535, 3204, 5150, 5157, 5161, 5189, 5190, 5191, 5192, Appendix A to 5192, 5194, Appendices A through G to 5194, 5198, Appendix B to 5198, 5200, 5201, 5202, Appendix A to 5202, 5206, 5207, 5208, Appendix J to 5208, 5208.1, 5209, 5210, 5211, 5212, Appendix B to 5212, 5213, 5214, 5215, 5217, Appendix A to 5217, 5218, 5219, 5220, 8358, Appendix K to 8358 and 8359
Federal Final Rule, Globally Harmonized Systems - Update to Hazard Communication (Health)

Notice of Rulemaking: Aug 30, 2013

Public Hearing:
Oct. 17, 2013

15 day notice:
Jan. 23, 2014 -
Feb. 10, 2014

New Section 1550 and Section 5605
Tank Storage Subject to Flooding, Precautionary Measure

Notice of Rulemaking: Oct. 4, 2013, 2013

Public Hearing:
Nov. 21, 2013
Section 1598 and 1599
Update of Reference to California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways (CA MUTCD)

Notice of Rulemaking: Jan. 3, 2014

Public Hearing:
Feb. 20, 2014
Section 1903
Landing Operations-Note to Section 1903

Notice of Rulemaking: Mar. 28, 2014

Public Hearing:
May 15, 2014
Section 2940.2 and 2940.7
Fed OSHA DFR, Revision to CDAC Scope: Exception For Digger Derricks

Notice of Rulemaking: Nov. 22, 2013

Public Hearing:
Jan. 16, 2014
Section 3314
Lockout Tagout (LOTO) - Group Lockout

Notice of Rulemaking: Mar. 28, 2014

Public Hearing:
May 15, 2014

Section 4542
Guarding of Vertical Food Mixers

Notice of Rulemaking: Jan. 31, 2014

Public Hearing:
Mar. 20, 2014
Section 5120
Safe Patient Handling

Notice of Rulemaking: Aug. 2, 2013

Public Hearing:
Sep. 19, 2013
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, Naphthalene

Notice of Rulemaking: Jun. 28, 2013

Public Hearing:
Aug. 15, 2013
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, Hydrogen Chloride

Notice of Rulemaking: Jan. 31, 2014

Public Hearing:
Mar. 20, 2014