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.:

432

   

Petitioner:

Thomas A. Smith, President

 

T. A. Smith Interior Systems

 

 

Subject:

To amend Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1646 (c) and(f), with regard to Tower Scaffolds and Rolling Scaffolds, Wood or Metal.

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

June 12 - 13, 2001
9:30 a.m.
Hilton Burbank Airport &����
Convention Center
Room:Academy 2
2500 Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, with regard to Electronic News Gathering (ENG) safety.

Conrad Tolson, P.E.
Senior Engineer - Standards
OSH Standards Board
(916) 274-5722

June 21, 2001
9:00 a.m.
DIR/DOSH
Pressure Vessel Unit
2100 East Katella Ave, Suite 145
Anaheim, CA

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Boiler and Fired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders, with regard to repairs, alterations and nuclear.

Don Cook
Senior Engineer -�� DOSH
Pressure Vessel Unit
(510) 622-3050

June 22, 2001
10:00 a.m.
455 Golden Gate Avenue
10th Floor
San Francisco, CA

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5155, with regard to airborne contaminants.

Bruce Wallace
Senior Industrial
Hygienist - DOSH
Compliance Unit
(415) 703-5165

June 27, 2001
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
2nd Floor, Training Room G
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

June 28, 2001
9:30 a.m.
Cal/OSHA Training
Room 1304
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Reform Project.

Hans Boersma
Senior Engineer -�� Standards
Standards Board
(916) 274-5723

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

June 7, 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

July 12, 2001
9:30 a.m.
Dept. of Water & Power
111 N. Hope Street
Cafeteria Conference Room
Los Angeles, 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.

June 21, 2001
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Auditorium
Oakland, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Electrical Safety Orders, Articles 36, Sections 2943, Confined Space Requirements for Manholes, Vaults, or Similar Structures.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 14, Section 3469, Powered Industrial Truck Training for Marine Terminals.

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders Article 109, Section 5193, Proposed Revisions to Title 8 Section 5193 Bloodborne Pathogens.

 

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.

    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 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 54, Section 4188(b), Specific Definitions for Power Operated Presses.

Heard at the December 14, 2000 Public Hearing; adopted on April 19, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on May 7, 2001; and will become effective on June 7, 2001.

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