OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar of Activities

 

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

September 5, 2001
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
2nd Floor, Conference Room A
Oakland, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5162, with regard to emergency eyewash and shower equipment.

Deborah Gold
Senior Industrial
  Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards
  Development Unit
(415) 703-5115

 

 

September 21, 2001

10:00 a.m.

455 Golden Gate Avenue

10th Floor Conference Room

San Francisco, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments

to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5154.1, with regard to laboratory fume hoods.

 

Bruce Wallace
Senior Industrial
  Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards

  Development Unit
(415) 703-5165

 

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

 

September 6, 2001

9:30 a.m.

State Compensation Insurance Fund

1275 Market Street, 2nd Floor

Council Room

San Francisco, 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.

 

August 16, 2001

10:00 a.m.

State Resources Building

Auditorium

1416 Ninth Street

Sacramento, CA

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 1; Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders; Article 1; Sections 450 and 453; and Article 5; Sections 471, 475, 477, 486, 487, 494 and New Appendix D; Liquefied Petroleum Gas Systems.

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 100, Section 5031, Crane Inspection Records.

 

September 20, 2001

10:00 a.m.

California State Building

Carmel Room

320 West 4th Street

Los Angeles, CA

 

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 7; General Industry Safety Orders; Articles 7, Sections 3340(c) and (d), Accident Prevention Signs.

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 9, Section 3362, General Sanitation Requirements for Mold.

 

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 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 29, Section 1710(a) and Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 98, Section 4999, The Securing of Loads Prior to Release from Cranes and Other Hoisting Apparatus.

     

Heard at the March 15, 2001 Public Hearing; adopted on July 19, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on July 25, 2001; and will become effective on August 24, 2001.

 

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