April 16, 2009 agenda
The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board is to promote, adopt, and maintain reasonable and enforceable standards that will ensure a safe and healthful workplace for California workers.
Public meeting/public hearing/business meeting of the
Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
If you have questions regarding any of the following agenda items, please contact
Chris Witte at (916) 274-5721
April 16, 2009
State Resources Building
1416 9th Street, Auditorium
Sacramento, California 95814
Call to order and introductions
OSHSB staff introductions and recognition.
Public meeting (open for public comment)
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)
Any individual or group planning to make a presentation during the Public Meeting is requested to contact Chris Witte, Executive Secretary, or Marley Hart, Executive Officer, at (916) 274-5721 in advance of the meeting so that any logistical concerns can be addressed.
Adjournment of the public meeting
- Business meeting
The purpose of the business meeting is for the board to conduct its monthly business.
Proposed Safety Order for Adoption
Construction Safety Orders
Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 11
Sections 1598 and 1599
Use of High Visibility Apparel
(Heard at the October 16, 2008, Public Hearing)
Proposed Variance Decisions for Adoption
Update on Sensitizing Agents
Steve Smith, Principal Safety Engineer
Division of Occupational Safety and Health
Executive Officer's Report
Future Agenda Items
May 21, 2009
County Administration Center
1600 Pacific Highway, Room 358
San Diego, California 92101
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