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Approved Regulations

The following is a list of approved regulations. Click on the name of the regulation(s) to access the language in strikeout/underline form and the adoption, approval and effective dates. Strikeout language indicates language deleted from the proposed Title 8 regulation and underlined language indicates language added to the proposed Title 8 regulation.

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, by a majority vote, adopted additions, revisions or deletions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4, after proceedings held in accordance with and pursuant to authority vested in Sections 142, 142.3 and 142.4 of the Labor Code to implement, interpret, or make specific.

For more information regarding the development of Occupational Safety and Health regulations, e-mail oshsb@dir.ca.gov.

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Sections 1514 and 3380
Personal Protective Devices and Safeguards
Filed with Secretary of State:
Dec. 1, 2014
Apr. 1, 2015
Section 1618.1(e)
Cranes and Derricks in Construction Operator Certification Effective Dates and Phase-In (Federal Time Extension) Horcher
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 30, 2015
Apr. 30, 2015
Section 1903
Landing Operations-Note to Section 1903
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 2, 2014
Jan. 1, 2015
Sections 2540.7, 2540.8, 5530, 5568, 5572, 5574, 5575 and 5621
Electrical Equipment in Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Filed with Secretary of State:
Jul. 6, 2015
Oct. 1, 2015
Section 3395
Heat Illness Prevention
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 3, 2015
May 1, 2015
Sections 4345, 4351, 4352, and 4354
Stationary and Mobile Compaction Equipment and Balers
Filed with Secretary of State:
Apr. 30, 2015
Jul. 1, 2015
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, Hydrogen Chloride
Filed with Secretary of State:
Nov. 26, 2014
Jan. 1, 2015

Sections 5484 and 5185
Storage Battery Systems and Changing and Charging Storage Batteries

Filed with Secretary of State:
Jul. 30, 2015
Oct. 1, 2015
Section 5620, 6165, 6180, 6181, 6182, 6183, and 6184
Update of Title 8 General Industry National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)Fire Protection Standards
Filed with Secretary of State:
Dec. 2, 2014
Apr. 1, 2015

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