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Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board

Petitions submitted to the Board for consideration

The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Board) is the only agency in the State authorized to adopt occupational safety and health standards or orders. The Board is required to hold open public meetings at least monthly and to permit any person to address the Board on any matters of occupational safety or health or to propose new or revised standards. Petitions for standard changes will be evaluated by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. The Board will report its decision no later than six months following receipt of a petition.

Petition File No. 540
Larry Bornstein
645 Front Street Unit 1301
San Diego, CA 92101-7085

Petition File No. 539
Bonnie Castillo, Director
Government Relations
California Nurses Association
1107 9th Street, Suite 900
Sacramento, CA 95814

Petition File No. 538
Richard Negri, Health & Safety Director
Katherine Hughes, RN, SEIU Liaison
SEIU Local 121RN
1040 Lincoln Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103

Petition File No. 537
Walter Wise
General President
International Association of
Bridge, Structural, Ornamental
and Reinforcing Iron Workers
GRANTED

Petition File No. 536
Wesley Selvidge
Partner
Buttonwillow Land and Cattle Company
GRANTED

Petition File No. 535
Larry Crabtree
Interim Fire Chief
Mi-Wuk/Sugar Pine Fire Protection District
GRANTED

Petition File No. 534
Joel A. Goldman
Clark Trevithick
A professional Law Corporation
GRANTED

Petition File No. 533
Rob Frashefski
North American Sales Manager
MineARC Systems America LLC
GRANTED

Petition File No. 532
William Loupè, Safey Consultant
DENIED

Petition File No. 531
Bryan Crabb, Executive Director
California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA)
GRANTED

Petition File No. 530
Robert Jungers, Union Safety Rep./Certified Miners Rep.
DENIED

Petition File No. 529
Don Austin
DENIED

Petition File No. 528
Andras Uhlyarik
California Pulse, Inc.
DENIED

Petition File No. 527
Aaron Crane
DENIED

Petition File No. 526
Kurt Peterson, UNITE HERE Local 11
Pamela Vossenas, UNITE HERE International Union
GRANTED

Petition File No. 525
Andras Uhlyarik
California Pulse, Inc.
DENIED

Petition File No. 524
Bill Taylor, CSP
Public Agency Safety Management Association (PASMA) South Chapter
GRANTED

Petition File No. 523
Herb Higgins
Silverline Construction, Inc.
WITHDRAWN

Petition File No. 522
David Feerst, Director of Safety
Winco, Inc.
GRANTED

Petition File No. 521
John McCullough, CSP, Assistant Vice President
Wells Fargo Insurance Services
GRANTED

Petition File No. 520
Boyd F. Jensen II
Garrett & Jensen Attorneys at Law
GRANTED

Petition File No. 519
Ricardo Beas
Safety Consultant
GRANTED

Petition File No. 518
Laura Hammes
Judge, Retired
DENIED

Petition File No. 517
Michael Geyer, PE, CIH, CSP
Project Director-President
KERNTEC Industries, Inc.
DENIED

Petition File No. 516
Jogen Bhalla, Vice President
AMOT
GRANTED in part, DENIED in part

Petition File No. 515
John McCullough, CSP
Assistant Vice President
Wells Fargo
GRANTED

Petition File No. 514
A. Timothy Galpin, P.E., Engineering Manager
SPANCO, Inc.
DENIED

Petition File No. 513
Michael Weinstein, President
AIDS Healthcare Foundation
GRANTED

Petition File No. 512
Colleen P. Kraus, Process Safety Design Director
Valero Refining Company
GRANTED

Petition File No. 511
Nina S. Duren
DENIED

Petition File No. 510
Mike Coghan, Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Sabre Towers and Poles
GRANTED

Petition File No. 509
Garth Patterson
Heat Relief Solutions
DENIED

Petition File No. 508
Debbie Prince, Code Specialist
Motion Control Engineering
GRANTED

Petition File No. 507
Bo Bradley, Director
Safety, Health, and Regulatory Services
AGC of California
Guy Prescott, Director of Safety
Operating Engineers, Local 3
GRANTED

Petition File No. 506
Nicolas Garcia
Body Protection, LLC
DENIED

Petition File No. 505
Jogen Bhalla
Vice President
AMOT
GRANTED

Petition File No. 504
Roy A. Swift, Ph.D.
Program Director
Personnel Certification Accreditation Program
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
GRANTED

Petition File No. 503
Timothy M. Strahan
WITHDRAWN

Petition File No. 502
David Kennedy, DDS
International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology
DENIED

Petition File No. 501
Charles Brown, National Counsel
Consumers for Dental Choice
DENIED

Petition File No. 500
Henry Morgan
GRANTED

Petition File No. 499
Dale H. Curtis
DENIED

Petition File No. 498
Howard J. Hill, et. al.
DENIED

Petition File No. 497
Brenda Roach, Chair
Associated General Contractors of California
DENIED

Petition File No. 496
Salvador Gonzales
DENIED

Petition File No. 495
Richard Grossman
GRANTED

Petition File No. 494
Julio and Madeline Petrini
GRANTED

Petition File No. 493
David F. Wagner
DENIED

Petition File No. 492
Tim Roberts
GRANTED

Petition File No. 491
Rob Scott, HazMat Director
Western Propane Gas Association
GRANTED

Petition File No. 490
David W. Smith
Ensign Safety & Health Advisory
GRANTED

Petition File No. 489
Ric Morrison
Sunset Moulding Company
GRANTED

Petition File No. 488
James L. Meyer
Meyer Consulting Incorporated
GRANTED

Petition File No. 486
Art Pulaski, Executive Secretary-Treasurer
California Labor Federation
George Landers, Executive Director
United Food and Commercial Workers
GRANTED

Petition File No. 485
Bradley D. Closson
Craft Forensic Service
DENIED

Petition File No. 484
Russell E. Hutchison
Director, Technical and Safety Services
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
GRANTED