Advisory Meeting for Proposing an Emergency Regulation to Protect Workers from Wildfire Smoke

General Industry Safety Orders
Chapter 4, subchapter 7, new section

May 8, 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Harris State Building
1515 Clay St., 2nd Floor, Room 1
Oakland, CA

In response to the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board's decision on March 21, 2019 to GRANT in part Petition No. 573, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) will convene an advisory meeting seeking input on the development of an emergency rulemaking proposal addressing worker exposure to wildfire smoke. Cal/OSHA plans to hold this advisory committee meeting on May 8th, 2019 in Oakland.

Persons interested in receiving announcements and updates pertaining to the advisory meeting, and persons interested in providing information and scientific data on employee exposure to wildfire smoke, control measures, feasibility, or costs may contact Deputy Chief of Health Eric Berg at (510) 286-7010 or Senior Safety Engineer Amalia Neidhardt at (916) 263-1944.

Meeting Documents

Background Documents

Handouts and References

June 2019