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Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB)

2013 Meeting Schedule

American Disabilities Act Notice

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.

Public meetings, public hearings, and business meetings

Date & Time Location Meeting Documents Proposals
January 17, 2013
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Section 3381
Federal OSHA Direct Final Rule - Head Protection.

Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants: Ethylbenzene

February 21, 2013
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Section 5199(g)(3)(B)
Aerosol Transmissble Diseases Respirator Execption

Section 2940.8
The Securing of Poles Durning Removal Operations

March 21, 2013
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Section 3385
Strap-On Foot Protectors

Section 4994
Hoisting, Use of Cribbing, ASME Reference Correction

April 18, 2013
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Section 3329
Working on (Dismantling) Pressurized Pipe

Section 5197
Laboratory Accreditation for Diacetyl Analysis

Section 8352
Scope and Application – Ship Building

May 16, 2013
10:00 a.m.
Walnut Creek City Hall
Council Chambers
1666 N. Main Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Sections 1933, 5541, 5543, 5559, 5600 and 6170
Fire Control, Update of References to NFPA 13 Standard, Installation of Sprinkler Systems

June 20, 2013
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Section 1533
Internal Combustion Engine-Driven Equipment (Technical Amendments)

July 18, 2013
10:00 a.m.
Costa Mesa City Hall
Council Chambers
77 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, N-Methylpyrrolidone

Sections 8495, 8496, 8497 and 8500
Cranes & Derricks in Construction – Underground and Demolition

August 15, 2013
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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)

Section 3650
Powered Industrial Trucks–Excessive Loads

Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, Naphthalene

September 19, 2013
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
Room 1
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Section 5120
Safe Patient Handling

October 17, 2013
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Sections 1520 and 3384
Hand Protection

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)

Section 4297
Definitions for Woodworking Machines and Equipment

November 21, 2013
10:00 a.m.
County Administration Center
Room 310
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101

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

December 19, 2013
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
Auditorium
1416 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Section 4355
Operating Rules for Compaction Equipment

Meeting Archives

Notice is given that any interested person may present statements or arguments orally or in writing at the hearing on the proposed changes under consideration. The official record of the rulemaking proceedings will be closed at the conclusion of the public hearing and written comments received after 5:00 p.m. on the public hearing date will not be considered by the Board unless the Board announces an extension of time in which to submit written comments. Written comments should be mailed to the address provided in the following paragraph. The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, upon its own motion or at the instance of any interested person, may thereafter adopt the above proposal substantially as set forth without further notice.

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board's rulemaking file on the proposed actions are open to public inspection Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Standards Board's Office, 2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 350, Sacramento, California, 95833.

The full text of proposed changes, including any changes or modifications that may be made as a result of the public hearing, shall be available from the Executive Officer 15 days prior to the date on which the Standards Board adopts the proposed changes.

Inquiries concerning the proposed action may be directed to the Executive Officer, Marley Hart, at (916) 274-5721.