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Chapter 3.3. Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board

Article 1.5. Service of Documents and Duty to Notify Others of Appeal and Hearing

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§359. Filing of Appeal -- Date.


(a) Except as provided in Section 361.1(b), an appeal shall be deemed filed on the date a communication indicating a desire to appeal the Division action is hand delivered, mailed to, or received by the Appeals Board in Sacramento, California, whichever is earlier. No particular format is necessary to institute the appeal. Communications to the Division of Occupational Safety & Health indicating a desire to appeal are not deemed filed with the Appeals Board and do not initiate the appeal.

(b) The time for filing any appeal may be extended or a late filing permitted upon a written showing of good cause that contains sufficient facts to show or establish a reasonable basis for the late filing.

(c) A request to file a late appeal shall be accompanied by a declaration containing a statement that any facts therein are based upon the personal knowledge of the declarant.

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     Note: Authority cited: Section 148.7, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 148.7 and 6601, Labor Code.  


 HISTORY 
   
1. Amendment filed 2-1-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, 
No. 5).

2. Amendment of  section heading and subsections (a) and (b) and new subsection (c) filed 10-30-92; operative 11-30-92 (Register 92, No. 44).

3. Amendment of section heading and subsection (a) filed 11-26-2007; operative 12-26-2007 (Register 2007, No. 48).

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