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Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB)

2012 Meeting Schedule

American Disabilities Act Notice

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.

Public meetings, public hearings, and business meetings

Date & Time Location Meeting Documents Proposals
January 19, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Oakland, CA **No Public Hearing Items**
February 16, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Sacramento, CA Section 1621
Ladderway Openings
March 15, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Sacramento, CA Section 2950 and 3420-3428
Tree Work Maintenance or Removal
April 19, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Costa Mesa, CA Sections 3207, 3558 and 4184
Guarding of Microtomes
May 17, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Sacramento, CA **No Public Hearing Items**
June 21, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Sacramento, CA

Sections 1512, 2320.10, and 2940.10
First Aid for Electical Workers-Application & Scope

Sections 5189, 5192(a)(3), 5198(j)(2)(D)(2), and 1532.1(j)(2)(D)(2)
Federal OSHA Amendments and Technical Corrections

Sections 1610.1, 1610.3, 1610.4, 1610.9, 1611.1, 1612.3, 1613, 1613.2, 1613.10, 1616.1, 1617.1, 617.2, 1617.3, 1618.1, 1619.1, 1613.11, 1613.12, 4885, and 4999
Cranes & Derricks in Construction (Clean-Up)

July 19, 2012
10:00 a.m.
San Diego, CA

Sections 1593 and 3650
Use of Forklift Trucks and Excavators for Hoisting Loads

Section 4297
Definitions for Woodworking Machines and Equipment

August 16, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Sacramento, CA

Section 3328(b)
Machinery and Equipment Used and Operated

Section 6325
Fueling of Helicopters Used in Logging Operations

September 20, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Sacramento, CA Sections 1610.3, 1616.3, 4885, 4993.1, 4999 and 5001
Work Area Control (Crane Swing Radius Hazards)
October 18, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Burbank, CA

Sections 3210 and 3900
Elevated Locations - Guardrail Exception for Portable Amusement Rides

November 15, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Sacramento, CA

Sections 1529, 1532 and 1532.1, Appendix B of Section 1532.1, Sections 1532.2, 1535, 5150, 5189, 5190, 5191, 5192, and 5194, Appendices A through G of Section 5194, Section 5198, and Appendix B of Section 5198, Sections 5200, 5201 and 5202, Appendix A of Section 5202, Sections 5206, 5207, 5208, 5209, 5210, 5211, 5212, 5213, 5214, 5217, 5218 and 5220
Globally Harmonized System Update to Hazard Communication – Health (Horcher)

December 13, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Sacramento, CA Section 4309
Horizontal Pull Saw (Radial Arm Saw) Guarding

Meeting Archives

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, Marley Hart, at (916) 274-5721.