OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD                                                 
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NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF PETITIONS

 

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

 

File No.:

437

 

 

Petitioner:

Mary Mulrooney-Reynolds, Western Propane Gas Association

 

 

Subject:

To amend Title 8, with regard to the adoption of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 58, 2001 Edition, LP-Gas Code as part of the Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders.

 

 

Date Received:

November 16, 2001

 

 

 

 

File No.:

438

 

 

Petitioner:

E.K. (Chic) Fox, Automotive Lift Institute, Inc.

 

 

Subject:

To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3543, with regard to an obsolete standard ANSI/AL B153.1.

 

 

Date Received:

November 26, 2001

 

 

 

 

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 11, 2002

10:00 a.m.

Harris State Building

1515 Clay Street, Room 1304

Oakland, CA

 

 

To consider proposed amendments

to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to permissible exposure limits for airborne contaminants.

Bruce Wallace
Senior Industrial
  Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards

  Development Unit

(415) 703-5165

January 15, 2002

9:00 a.m.

Harris State Building

1515 Clay Street, 13th Floor

Training Room

Oakland, CA

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders, with regard to the adoption of NFPA-58 2001 Edition.

Richard Eleinko

Senior Safety

  Engineer-DOSH

Pressure Vessel Unit

(714) 939-0434

 

 

CAL/OSHA ADVISORY COMMITTE

 

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

 

January 3, 2002

9:30 a.m.

State Compensation Insurance Fund

1275 Market Street
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.

 

December 13, 2001

10:00 a.m.

State Resources Building

Auditorium

1416 Ninth Street

Sacramento, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Low Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Article 3, Section 2320.2, Energized Equipment or Systems with Respect to the Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Safeguards.

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 24, Sections 3641(f) and 3648(o), Orchard Man-Lifts.

 

 

January 17, 2002

10:00 a.m.

California State Building

Carmel Room

320 West 4th Street

Los Angeles, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4 Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 17, Section 1626, Stairwells and Stairs.

 

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 4; Construction Safety Orders; Articles 19, 20, 24 and 29; Sections 1632, 1635, 1671, 1709, 1710 and New Section 1716.2; Safety Standards for Steel Erection.

 

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 6; Elevator Safety Orders; Articles 7, 20, 22; Sections 3011(d), 3120.1, 3122.0; and Title 24, California Elevator Safety Construction Code, Part 7, Articles 7-7, 7-20 and 7-22; Sections 7-3011, 7-3120.1 and 7-3122.0; Elevator Access Keys.

 

 

 

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 7, Section 3340(c) and (d), Accident Prevention Signs.

 

 

 

Heard at the September 20, 2001 Public Hearing; adopted on October 18, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on November 8, 2001; and will become effective on December 8, 2001.

 

 

2.

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

 

 

 

Heard at the August 16, 2001 Public Hearing; adopted on October 18, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on November 29, 2001; and will become effective on December 29, 2001.

 

 

INTERNET

 

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The Standards Board's e-mail address is:  oshsb@dir.ca.gov