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Permissible exposure limits (PELs) for airborne contaminants - Meeting agendas

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7,
Section 5155

December 16, 2008 7th meeting of the Health Expert Advisory Committee (HEAC)

This 7th HEAC meeting will be held at 1515 Clay St, room 1304 in Oakland starting at 9:30 am and is an open public forum to be attended by HEAC members along with any interested parties. The substances listed below are planned for discussion.

(NOTE: In the revised documents below, changes since the last posting are shown in highlighted text)

2008 PEL update priority list MS Word logo

Agenda .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo

Minutes .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo

Handouts UF background information acrobat logo, OEHHA UF Considerations MS Word logo

Comments and questions about these meetings and substances should be emailed to dosh5155ac@dir.ca.gov


September 5, 2008 6th meeting of the Health Expert Advisory Committee (HEAC)

This 6th HEAC meeting will be held at 1515 Clay St, room 1304 in Oakland starting at 9:30 am and is an open public forum to be attended by HEAC members along with any interested parties. The substances listed below are planned for discussion.

Agenda .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo

Minutes .doc version MS Word logo


June 17, 2008 5th meeting of the Health Expert Advisory Committee (HEAC)

This 5th HEAC meeting will be held at 1515 Clay St, room 1304 in Oakland starting at 9:30 am and is an open public forum to be attended by HEAC members along with any interested parties. The agenda for this HEAC meeting includes developing a recommended PEL for the following substances:

Agenda .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo

Minutes .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo

HEAC Membership Roster .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo

Draft Update of Priority .pdf version acrobat logo   Excel version MS Word logo


April 29, 2008 4th meeting of the Health Expert Advisory Committee (HEAC)

This 4th HEAC meeting will be held at 1515 Clay St, room 1304 in Oakland starting at 9:30 am and is an open public forum to be attended by HEAC members along with any interested parties. The HEAC agenda included the following substances:

Agenda .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo

Minutes .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo


April 4, 2008 10 a.m. Meeting on prioritization of substances for work by the Health Expert Advisory Committee (HEAC) for PELs

This meeting is an open public forum for parties and individuals interested in Cal/OSHA's project for updating of Table AC-1, Permissible Exposure Limits for Chemical Contaminants (PELs), in Section 5155 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations (8 CCR 5155).

The major items planned for this meeting are outlined on the attached agenda and include a presentation by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) of its report on PELs released December 2007.

Agenda MS Word logo (.doc version)

Minutes MS Word logo (.doc version)

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January 29, 2008 3rd meeting of the Health Expert Advisory Committee (HEAC)

This 3rd HEAC meeting will be held at 1515 Clay St, room 1304 in Oakland starting at 9:30 am and is an open public forum to be attended by HEAC members along with any interested parties. The tentative agenda for this HEAC meeting is to develop a recommended PEL for the following substances:

Revised HEAC Roster .pdf version acrobat logo .doc version MS Word logo

Agenda .pdf version acrobat logo  .doc version MS Word logo

Minutes .pdf version acrobat logo  .doc version MS Word logo

OEHHA 12/07 Report


November 2, 2007 second meeting of the Health Expert Advisory Committee (HEAC)
This second HEAC meeting will be held at 1515 Clay St, room 1304 in Oakland starting at 9:30 am and is an open public forum to be attended by HEAC members along with any interested parties. The tentative agenda for this HEAC meeting is to develop a recommended PEL for the following substances:

Agenda .pdf versionacrobat logo   .doc versionMS Word logo

Revised HEAC Membership Roster .pdf versionacrobat logo   .doc versionMS Word logo

Minutes  .pdf versionacrobat logo    .doc versionMS Word logo


August 21, 2007 First meeting of the Health Expert Advisory Committee (HEAC)
This first HEAC meeting is an open public forum to be attended by the roster of HEAC members below along with any interested parties. The topics to be discussed include the process to be used to develop PEL recommendations, draft summary sheet format to be developed for each substance and related administrative matters for the overall HEAC process and future meetings. The tentative agenda for this first HEAC meeting is to:
  1. Review previous ACAC process for PEL recommendations and modify for current HEAC process,
  2. Develop summary sheet format to be used for each substance to be discussed,
  3. Announce the next meeting date and substances to be discussed.

2007 PEL update priority list (8/07 revise)

HEAC Membership Roster .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo

Agenda .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo

Draft Substance Summary Template .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo

July 2006 IJOEH (Vol. 12, No. 3) article on previous 5155 ac process

Bob Ku Safety Factors Chart With References MS excel (MS excel format)

Minutes: .pdf version acrobat logo .doc version MS Word logo


June 19, 2007 to discuss draft list of PEL update substances
This initial advisory meeting will discuss the draft list below and the Division's initial prioritization of the listed substances. This list includes a brief justification color coded in red type for the priority given to each substance. The agenda for this initial meeting attached:

2007 PEL update priority list

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Minutes .pdf version acrobat logo   .doc version MS Word logo


March 2007 Final Draft PEL Process document
Below is the final draft document entitled: Policy and Procedure for the Advisory Committee Process for Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL) Updates to Title 8 Section 5155, Airborne Contaminants. This final draft reflects comments received from the advisory meetings in December 2005 through December, 2006, as well as from individuals and organizations in the past several months. Contact Steve Smith 916- 574-2996 or Bob Barish 510-286-7001 for questions about this document and updates on implementing this process.
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December 13, 2006 to discuss revised draft PEL revision process document
Third meeting to discuss the division's updated draft document on development of proposed airborne chemical permissible exposure limits (PELs)

Agenda .pdf versionacrobat logo   .doc versionMS Word logo


June 9, 2006 to discuss revised draft PEL revision process documents
Second meeting to discuss the division's updated draft document on development of proposed airborne chemical permissible exposure limits (PELs)

Minutes
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Policy and procedures for PEL acrobat logo(version MS Word logo)

Agenda Pdf (acrobat logo)


Meeting Archives - Airborne Contaminant PELs