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.:   427
Petitioner:  

David W. Smith

Subject :

To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3210(b) with regard to ladderway entrances.

Date Received:  January 8, 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

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

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

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

February 16, 2001
10:00 a.m.
2211 Park Towne Circle, Suite 5
Sacramento , CA
To consider proposed amendments to Title 8 with regard to asbestos approved training.

Rick Axe
Senior Industrial
Hygienist
DOSH
(916) 574-2993

March 15, 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 Orders, Section 1532.1 with regard to blood lead monitoring as an option to replace air monitoring in construction.

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

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

March 1, 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.

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

March 15, 2001
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium
San Diego, CA

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

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 5, Low-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Article 3, Section 2320.2, The Use of Barriers and Insulated Gloves.

Heard at the August 17, 2000, Public Hearing; adopted on December 14, 2000; filed with the Secretary of State on January 16, 2001; and will become effective on February 15, 2001.

2. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 24, Section 3646(e), Working From or On Top of An Elevating Work Platform Guardrail.

Heard at the October 19, 2000, Public Hearing; adopted on December 14, 2000; filed with the Secretary of State on January 23, 2001; and will become effective on February 22, 2001.