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.: 436
   
Petitioner: Sam Iler
  AGC Safety Committee Chair
   
Subject: To amend Title 8, Construction Safety Orders, Section 1630(a), with regard to Elevators for Hoisting Workers.
   
Date Received August 10, 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

 
September 5, 2001
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
2nd Floor, Conference Room A
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
 
September 21, 2001
10:00 a.m.
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 permissible exposure limits for airborne containments. Bruce Wallace
Senior Industrial
  Hygienist - DOSH
Research and Standards
  Development Unit
(415) 703-5165
September 26, 2001
9:30 a.m.
Cal/OSHA Training Room 1304

Elihu Harris State Building

1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor

Rooms B C & D
Oakland, CA

Title 8 Reform Project to consider proposals regarding the rules and criteria used in the reform of Title 8, Chapter 4. Hans Boersma
Senior Safety Engineer
Occupational Safety &
  Health Standards Board
(916) 274-5723
October 2, 2001
10:00 a.m.

Elihu Harris State Building

1515 Clay Street, 2nd Floor
Rooms B C &D
Oakland, CA

To propose a new Title 8, regulation with regard to heat stress. Bob Barish
Senior Industrial
  Hygienist
Research & Standards
  Health Unit
(415) 703-5161
October 31, 2001 9:30 a.m. &
November, 1, 2001
8:30 a.m.
Div. of Occupational Safety &
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
 

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

October 4, 2001
9:30 a.m.
CALTRANS
Auditorium

2829 Juan Street
San Diego, 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. 

September 20, 2001
10:00 a.m.
California State Building
Carmel Room
320 West 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA
 
Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Articles 7, Section 3340(c) and (d), Accident Prevention Signs. 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 9, Section 3362, General Sanitation Requirements for Mold.

 

October 18, 2001
10:00 a.m.
Harris State Building

Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Elevator Safety Orders, Article 13, Section 3089; and Title 24, Part 7, California Elevator Safety Construction Code, Article 7-13, Section 7-3089, Escalators, Clearance Between Skirt and Step. 

Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 25, Sections 3650 and 3664, Operating Rules for Industrial Trucks.

 Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7, General Industry Safety Orders, Article 91, Section 4885, Definition of Trolley Suspended Hoists.
  

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 109, Section 5193,  Bloodborne Pathogens.  

Heard at the June 21, 2001 Public Hearing; adopted on July 19, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on August 3, 2001; and became effective on August 3, 2001.

2. Title 8, Chapter 7, Subchapter 5, Low Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Article 3, Section 2320(a) and 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.

Heard at the April 19, 2001 Public Hearing; adopted on July 19, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on August 27, 2001; and will become effective on September 26, 2001.

3. Title 8, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6, Elevator Safety Orders, Article 1, Section 3000, Article 2, Section 3001, Article 6, Section 3009, Article 15, Sections 3093 through 3093.60, and Article 36, Section 3136; and Title 24, Part 7, California Elevator Safety Construction Code, Article 7-6, Section 7-3009, Article 7-15, Sections 7-3093 through 7-3093.60, and Article 7-36, Section 7-3136, Special Access Elevators and Lifts.

Heard at the February 22, 2001 Public Hearing; adopted on April 19, 2001; filed with the Secretary of State on August 29, 2001; and will become effective on September 28, 2001.

              

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