OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
1999 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.4 and Labor Code Sections 142.1, 142.3, 142.4, 144.5, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board will conduct a monthly Board Meeting at the following times and locations.  During this meeting the Board will hold an open public meeting, consider proposed revisions of the California Code of Regulations at its monthly Public Hearings, and conduct its business.  As Public Hearing regulations, their supporting documents (an Informative Digest and Initial Statement of Reasons), and Agenda of the meeting become available they will be posted below as underlined links to the related documents.

DATE & LOCATION PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSALS
Thursday, January 14th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
107 South Broadway
Auditorium (Room 1138)
Los Angeles
Construction Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 4, Article 10, Section 1596(b), (f) and (h),
Roll-Over Protective Structures (Rops) and Protective Enclosures

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Construction Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 11, Section 1599(f),
Training of Construction Site Flaggers

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, February 18th
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland
General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 1,
Section 3207 and Article 24, Sections 3642 and 3648
High Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Article 36, Section 2940.7,
Use of Body Belts, Safety Belts, and Body Harnesses While Operating Aerial Devices; and Guardrails for Elevating Work Platform Equipment

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter  4, Subchapter 7, Article 109, Section 5193,
Bloodborne Pathogens/Sharps Injury Prevention

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, March 18th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium (Room B-109)
San Diego
Elevator Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Article 8 Section 3040(b)(5),
California Elevator Safety Construction Code, Part 7, Section-3040(b)(5),
Passenger Elevators Emergency Stop Switch/In-Car Stop Switch

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Elevator Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Article 13, Section 3089(d) and Article 14, Section 3091(k),
California Elevator Safety Construction Code Part 7, Article 7-13, Section 7-3089(d) and Article 7-14, Section 7-3091(k),
Escalators and Walkways

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, April 15th
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento
Construction Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 28
Section 1698(c),
Bull Floats

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 56, Sections 4226 and 4227,
Metal Shears

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, May 20th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
107 South Broadway
Auditorium (Room 1138)
Los Angeles
Low Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Article 3, Section 2320.8,
High Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Article 36, Section 2940.6,
Fall Protection and Apparel for Electrical Workers

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 108, Section 5157,
Permit-Required Confined Spaces

Informative Digest

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 25, Section 3668,
Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training

Informative Digest

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 110, Section 5202,
Methylene Chloride

Informative Digest


Thursday, June 17th
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland
Elevator Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6,
Article 9, Sections 3065, 3067 and 3106.1
California Elevator Safety Construction Code, Part 7, Sections 7-3065, 7-3067 and 7-3106.1
Plunger Engaging Safety Devices and Monitoring Oil Levels

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Construction Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 3, Sections 1515(a), 1516(d) and 1517(c)
Head, Eye/Face and Foot Personal Protective Equipment

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, July 15th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium (Room B-109)
San Diego

 

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

Compressed Air Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 3, Article 3, Section 1205; Article 4, Section 1210; Article 6, Section 1220; and Article 7, Section 1230
Compressed Air Safety Orders

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

General Industry Safety Orders (GISO), Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 24, Section 3638(b)
Aerial Devices, Update of National Consensus Standards (ANSI, ANSI/SIA)

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, August 19th
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

 

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions
Taken

Low Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Article 49, Section 2500.25
Maintenance of the Outer Covering of Flexible Cords

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 10.1, Sections 3404(b) and 3408(d)
Face Shield and Toe Protection for Structural Firefighters

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, September 16th
10:00 a.m.
Ronald Reagan State Building
300 South Spring Street
Auditorium
Los Angeles

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions
Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 1, Section 3207, and Article 41, Section 3999(c)
Conveyor Crossovers

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Construction Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 25, Section 1676
Job-Made Ladders

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, October 21st
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 108, Sections 5157 and 5158, Article 135, Section 5416;
Ship Building, Ship Repairing, and Ship Breaking Safety Orders, Subchpater 18, Article 4, Section 8355
Approved Testing Equipment

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Construction Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 3, Section 1512(b)
Emergency Medical Services, First Aid

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, November 18th
10:00 a.m.
State Building
1350 Front Street
Auditorium (Room B-109)
San Diego

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Articles 5 and 6, Sections 3281, 3284, 3285, 3286, 3287, 3291, 3293 and Appendix C to Article 6
Personal Fall Protection for Window Cleaning Operations and Building Maintenance using Powered Platforms and Equipment

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

Rules of Procedure for Interim and Permanent Variances, and Appeals from Temporary Variances,
Chapter 3.5, Subchapter 1, Article 3, Section 417.1
Objection to Hearing Panel or Hearing Officer or Board Member

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons


Thursday, December 16th
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento

Board Meeting Agenda and Actions Taken

General Industry Safety Orders, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, Article 6, Sections 3292(d)(1) and 3294(i)
Emergency Procedures Plan for Powered Platforms and Equipment for Building Maintenance

Informative Digest
Initial Statement of Reasons

 

 

Notice is given that any interested person may present statements or arguments orally or in writing at the hearing on the proposed changes under consideration. The official record of the rulemaking proceedings will be closed at the conclusion of the public hearing and written comments received after 5:00 p.m. on the public hearing date will not be considered by the Board unless the Board announces an extension of time in which to submit written comments. Written comments should be mailed to the address provided in the following paragraph. The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, upon its own motion or at the instance of any interested person, may thereafter adopt the above proposal substantially as set forth without further notice.

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board's rulemaking file on the proposed actions are open to public inspection Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Standards Board's Office, 2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 350, Sacramento, California, 95833.

The full text of proposed changes, including any changes or modifications that may be made as a result of the public hearing, shall be available from the Executive Officer 15 days prior to the date on which the Standards Board adopts the proposed changes.

Inquiries concerning the proposed action may be directed to the Executive Officer, John D. MacLeod at (916) 274-5721.

 

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