OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar of Activities
  

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.: 433
   
Petitioner: Joseph F. Kukla
   
Subject: To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155(a) and (b), with regard to the Computation for Exposures to Contaminants with Independent Health Effects.
   
Date Received June 4, 2001
   
   
File No: 434
   
Petitioner: Samantha Turner
  Chair, Safety Health and Environment CommitteeAssociated General Contractors of California
   
Subject: To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 1646(c) and (f), with regard to Tower Scaffolds and Rolling Scaffolds, Wood or Metal.
   
Date Received: June 6, 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

July 18, 2001

9:00 a.m.

320 W. 4th Street

6th Floor Conference Room

Los Angeles, CA

To consider proposed training criteria for Title 8, High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Section 2982(a), with regard to Electronic News Gathering (ENG) safety.

Conrad Tolson, P.E.

Senior Engineer -

  Standards

OSH Standards Board

(916) 274-5722

August 8, 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

 

No Meeting in August

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

July 19, 2001

10:00 a.m.

California State Building

Auditorium

1350 Front Street

San Diego, CA

 

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 7; General Industry Safety Orders; Articles 14, 90, 92, 93, and 96; Sections 3472(b), 4884, 4886, 4907(b)(2), 4924(b), and 4965(a); Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment with Regard to Manufacture Dates; and the Use of Load Indicating and Load Movement Devices.

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 28, Section 1698, Mortar, Plaster or Fireproofing Mixer Grid Guards.

 

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.

 

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 2, Section 1504 and Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 23, Section 3622, Structural and Scaffold Planks.

Heard at the January 18, 2001 Public Hearing; adopted on May 17, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on June 19, 2001; and will become effective on July 19, 2001.

2. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 29, Section 1714 and 1715, Precast Concrete Construction.

Heard at the October 19, 2000 Public Hearing; adopted on May 17, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on July 2, 2001; and will become effective on August 1, 2001.

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