OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar of Activities


NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF PETITION

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board hereby gives public notice of receipt of the following petition to adopt, amend or repeal regulations in Title 8, California Code of Regulations, pursuant to the authority contained in Labor Code Section 142.2.

File No.:   426
Petitioner:  

Thomas Nussbaum

Subject:      To amend Title 8, Section 771(a)4 & 781(b) with regard to steam boilers.
Date Received:  December 8, 2000

NOTICE OF ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board hereby gives notice that the following subjects will be considered by ad hoc advisory committees convened to consider revisions to Cal/OSHA safety orders in Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

DATE, TIME AND LOCATION

SUBJECT

CONTACT

January 19, 2001
9:30 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
13th Floor Training Room
Oakland, CA

To consider proposed amendments to the Construction Safety Order with regard to blood lead monitoring as an option to replace air monitoring in construction.

Scott McAllister
Senior Industrial Hygienist
DOSH
(707) 576-2419

January 23, 2001
10:00 a.m.
455 Golden Gate Avenue
10th Floor
San Francisco, CA
To consider proposed amendments to the General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5154.1 with regard to laboratory fume hood performance.

Bruce Wallace
Senior Industrial Hygienist
DOSH
(415) 703-5165

January 30, 2001
8:30 a.m.
San Diego District Office
7575 Metropolitan Dr., Suite 207
San Diego, CA

To review Tunnel Safety Orders.

Richard Hughes
Senior Industrial Hygienist
DOSH
(415) 703-5165

February 13, 2001
9:30 a.m.
Department of General Services
1325 J Street, Room 1519
Sacramento, CA

To review proposed revisions to the General Industry Safety Orders, Article 65, Printing Machines and Presses.

Conrad Tolson
Senior Engineer - Standards
OSH Standards Board
(916) 274-5722

The Department of Industrial Relations' Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee, which meets monthly, provides a means for discussing issues related to the Cal/OSHA program. Any interested person is invited to attend. Agenda items must be submitted in writing to John Howard, Chief, Division of Occupational Safety and Health, two weeks in advance of the meeting.

DATE, TIME AND LOCATION

SUBJECT

CONTACT

February 1, 2001
9:30 a.m.
CA Energy Commission Building
1516 Ninth Street
Conference Room
Sacramento, CA

To discuss current Cal/OSHA program issues

John Howard
Chief, DOSH
(415) 703-5100


PROPOSED RULEMAKING SCHEDULED FOR UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.4 and the provisions of Labor Code Sections 142.1, 142.2, and 142.3, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board has set the time and place for a Public Hearing. At the Public Hearing, the Board will consider public testimony on the proposed changes noticed below to occupational safety and health regulations in Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

January 18, 2001
10:00 a.m.
State Building
320 West 4th Street
Carmel Room
Los Angeles

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 29, Section 1712, Hazards Associated with Reinforcing Steel

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 2, Section 1504; and Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 23, Section 3622, Structural and Scaffold Planks

February 22, 2001
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Elevator Safety Orders, Article 1, Section 3000; Article 2, Section 3001; Article 6, Section 3009, Article 15, Sections 3093 through 3093.60; and Article 36, Section 3136, and Title 24, California Elevator Safety Construction Code, Part 7, Article 7-6, Section 7-3009; Article 7-15, Sections 7-3093 through 7-3093.60; and Article 7-36, Section 7-3136, Special Access Elevators and Lifts

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 13, Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders, Articles 1, 1.5, 2, 4, 5, 7, and 12, Sections 6249, 6251, 6260, 6262, 6270, 6272, 6281, 6282, 6283, 6290, 6295, 6328, 6329, and Appendix A, Radio Control Signaling Devices, Amendments to the Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders with regard to Logging Operations

NOTICE OF REGULATIONS APPROVED

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, 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, as follows:

1. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 92, Section 4889, Warning Devices for Overhead Cranes.

Heard at the June 15, 2000, Public Hearing; adopted on October 19, 2000; filed with the Secretary of State on December 5, 2000; and will become effective on January 4, 2001.