Approved Standards

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board

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.

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Chapter 3.5, Subchapter 1, Article 2 Sections 406, 411.1-411.4, 415, 417.3 and 417.5 Variances from Occupational Safety and Health Standards (effective July 31, 2002)