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.:   428
Petitioner:  

Charles Fankhauser, PhD

Subject :

To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3210(b) with regard to ladderway entrances. To make recommended changes to Title 8, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Group 15, Occupational Noise, Article 105, Control of Noise Exposure, Appendix C, Audiometric Test Rooms, with regard to the endorsement of ANSI S3.1-1999.

Date Received:  February 2, 2001


File No.:   429
Petitioner:  

David A. Caldwell

Subject :

To amend Title 8, California Code of Regulations, with respect to Roll Over Protective Structures (ROPS) for sit-down forklift operators engaged in loading dock operations; Section 3336, Securing Trucks or Trailers against movement during loading/unloading operations; and, the use of a signaler during forklift operations when operator visibility is obstructed

Date Received:  February 20, 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

March 1, 2001
9:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Room 1302
Oakland, CA

To amend Title 8, Boiler and Fired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders

John Lemire
Principal Pressure Vessel Engineer
DOSH
Pressure Vessel Unit
(510) 622-3063


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

April 5, 2001
9:30 a.m.
Department of Water and Power
111 N. Hope Street
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.

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

April 19, 2001
10:00 a.m.
State Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Auditorium
Sacramento, CA

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 4, Section 1532.1, Notification to the Division of Lead-Related Work

Title 8, Chapter 7, Subchapter 5, Low Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Article 3, Section 2320.2(a), and Chapter 7, Subchapter 5, High Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Article 36, Section 2941(f), Electrical Worker Apparel and Use of a Ground-Based Observer When Performing Rubber Gloving Operations on Energized Conductors/Equipment


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 29, Section 1716.1(f)(1), Approval of Structural Wood Framing System Erection Plans.

Heard at the August 17, 2000, Public Hearing; adopted on December 14, 2000; filed with the Secretary of State on January 29, 2001; and will become effective on February 28, 2001.

2. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 15, Section 3482, Bulk Storage of Loose Material.

Heard at the September 21, Public Hearing; adopted on January 18, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on February 8, 2001; and will become effective on March 10, 2001.