AGENDA

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

 

September 16, 1999
Auditorium
Ronald Reagan State Building
300 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, 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:
One public comment received regarding Petition 398.

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 25, Section 1676
                   Job-Made Ladders

ACTIONS TAKEN: No oral comments received. Public record closed.

2. TITLE 8: GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
                   Chapter 4, Subchapter 7,
                   Article 1, Section 3207, and
                   Article 41, Section 3999(c)
                   Conveyor Crossovers

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: COMPRESSED AIR SAFETY ORDERS
                   Chapter 4, Subchapter 3, Article 3, Section 1205
                   Article 4, Section 1210; Article 6, Section 1220; and;
                   Article 7, Section 1230
                   Compressed Air Safety Orders (Governing Work in Compressed Air)
                   (Heard at the July 15, 1999 Public Hearing in San Diego.)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. TITLE 8: CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS
                   Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 28
                   Section 1698(c)
                   Bull Floats
                   (Heard at the April 15, 1999 Public Hearing in Sacramento.)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.


B. PROPOSED PETITION DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

1. Dave Jacobs, jds Products, (Petition No. 397).
    Petitioner requested the Board to make a recommended revision to
    Electrical Safety Orders, Section 2530.43 with regard to automatic
    restarting of motors on machines and equipment.

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

2. Art Murray, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW,
    AFL-CIO, Local Union 1245, (Petition No. 398). Petitioner requested
    the Board amend Electrical Safety Orders, Section 2941(f)(1)(A) with
    regard to Work on or in proximity to overhead high voltage lines,
    specifically the use of a dedicated and trained ground observer.

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

C. PROPOSED VARIANCE DECISIONS FOR ADOPTION

      1. Consent Calendar Agenda

a. GNB Technologies
    (Variance File No. 98-V-070

b. Gap Inc.
    (Variance File No. 99-V-009)

c. Heat and Control Inc.
    (Variance File No. 99-V-011)

d. IMC Chemicals Inc.
    (Variance File No. 99-V-012)

e. AMF Bowling Worldwide – Mar vista Bowl
    (Variance File No. 99-V-013)

f.  Hanson Aggregates
    (Variance File No. 99-V-014)

g. San Francisco Airport Commission
    (Variance File No. 99-V-017)

h. Correctional Corporation of America
    (Variance file No. 99-V-019)

i.  Disneyland Resort
    (Variance File No. 99-V-022)

ACTIONS TAKEN: Adopted by unanimous vote.

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

ACTIONS TAKEN: No items removed from consent calendar.

D. OTHER

1. Proposed Variance Petition for Rehearing
    California Safety Services Group, et al. (96-V-059)

2. Legislative Report

3. Ergonomics Litigation Update

4. Webpage Survey Results

5. OSHSB Move Update

ACTIONS TAKEN:

Item 1            Motion to deny petition for rehearing adopted by unanimous vote;
Items 2 - 5     Staff reports given. No action taken.

E. ADJOURNMENT OF THE BUSINESS MEETING