OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS BOARD
Calendar o f Activities

 

 

 

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

 

October 31, 2001

9:30 a.m. and

November 1, 2001

8:30 a.m.

Division of Occupational Safety 

   and Health

Education and Training Center

2211 Park Towne Circle, Suite 5

Sacramento, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments

to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1710, Structural Steel Erection, with regard to controlled decking zones, multiple lift rigging, and shinning  (vertical climbing) columns.

George Hauptman
Senior Engineer -
  Standards

Occupational Safety &

  Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5724

 

November 6, 2001

9:30 a.m.

Cal/OSHA Training Room

2211 Park Towne Circle, Suite 5

Sacramento, CA

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1712, with regard to reinforcing steel and other similar projections.

 

Hans Boersma
Senior Engineer -

  Standards
Occupational Safety &
  Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5723

November 9, 2001

10:00 a.m.

California State Building

455 Golden Gate Avenue

10th Floor Conference Room

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
Research and Standards

  Development Unit
(415) 703-5165

November 13, 2001

10:00 a.m.

California State Building

1515 Clay Street, 13th floor

Division Training Room

Oakland, CA

 

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders, Section 3362, with regard to general sanitation requirements for mold.

Bob Nakamura
Senior Industrial
  Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards

  Development Unit
(415) 703-5160

November 29, 2001

8:30 a.m. and

November 30, 2001

8:30 a.m.

Division of Occupational Safety

  and Health

Education and Training Center

2211 Park Towne Circle, Suite 4

Sacramento, CA

To consider proposed amendments to Title 8, Mine Safety Orders, Sections 6950 through 6981, with regard to mine safety regulations.

Richard Hughes

Principal Safety Engineer

Mining and Tunneling

  Unit

(503) 895-6938

 

 

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

 

December 6, 2001

9:30 a.m.

State Compensation Insurance Fund

1275 Market St.
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.

 

November 15, 2001

10:00 a.m.

State Building

Auditorium

1350 Front Street

San Diego, CA

 

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders, Article 29, Section 1718 and Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 98, Section 4995, Riding on Loads.

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 3, Section 3251, Refrigerator Vehicles.

December 13, 2001

10:00 a.m.

State Resources Building

Auditorium

1416 Ninth Street

Sacramento, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5, Low Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Article 3, Section 2320.2, Energized Equipment or Systems with Respect to the Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Safeguards.

 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 24, Sections 3641(f) and 3648(o), Orchard Man-Lifts.

 

 

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 28, Section 1698(e)(1) and (2), Mortar, Plaster or Fireproofing Mixer Grid Guards.

 

 

 

Heard at the July 19, 2001 Public Hearing; adopted on September 20, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on October 23, 2001; and will become effective on November 22, 2001.

 

 

2.

Title 8; Chapter 4; Subchapter 13; Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders; Articles 1, 1.5, 2, 4, 5, 7 and 12; Sections 6249, 6251, 6260, 6262, 6270, 6272, 6281, 6282, 6283, 6290, 6295, 6328, 6329 and Appendix A; Amendments to the Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders with Regard to Logging Operations.

 

 

 

Heard at the February 22, 2001 Public Hearing; adopted on September 20, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on October 24, 2001; and will become effective on November 23, 2001.

 

INTERNET

 

If you have Internet access, visit the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board by going to: www.dir.ca.gov and follow the links to the Standards Board.  This information is updated monthly.

 

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