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Approved Regulations

This page provides detail on rulemaking within the DIR which was approved by the Office of Administrative Law and filed with the Secretary of State within the current and previous calendar year. This is a partial list - please refer to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8 and the California Labor Code for other applicable regulations in effect.

Regulations covered in this section:

Cal/OSHA

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Abatement of Hazards
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 333 and 336

Filed with Secretary of State:
March 14, 2016

March 14, 2016
Recordkeeping Partial Exemption List
Section 14300.2

Filed with Secretary of State:
Aug. 20, 2015

Jan. 1, 2016

Director's Office

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Collection-of-Assessments-and-or-Surcharges
Sections 15600(a), (i), (r), and (u) and
15609(a) (1), (2), and (3)
  Oct. 21, 2015
Return to Work
Sections 25101 - 25111
Sections 17300-17310
Public hearing
Dec. 8, 2014 - Oakland
Dec. 9, 2014 - Los Angeles
1st 15-day comment period:
April 1, 2015
Filed with Secretary of State:
April 6, 2015
April 13, 2015

Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

Approved Regulation Status Effective
AB1660 Child Performer Services Permit (CPSP)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
New Subchapter 2.2 and Sections 11770 through 11773 inclusive

Notice of emergency rulemaking:
09/17/2013

Notice of proposed emergency regulations issued:
09/17/2013

Filed with Office of Administrative Law:
9/26/2013

Filed with Secretary of State:
10/03/2013
Oct. 3, 2013
Revised Farm Labor Contractors Bond
Title 11, California Code of Regulations
Article 18 section 48.6
Filed with Secretary of State
5/29/2013
May 29, 2014
Farm Labor Contractors License
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 13660, 13660.1, 13660.2, 13661, 13662, 13663, 13663.5, 13664, 13665, 13665.5, 13666, 13666.1, 13667, 13667.1, and 13667.4

Notice rulemaking: 10/25/2013

Public Hearing:
12/9/2013

15-day comment period:
4/16/2014

Filed with Secretary of State
5/30/2014

July 1, 2014

Division of Workers' Compensation

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Employee Benefit Notices
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9810, 9811, 9812, 9813, 9814, 9815, 9881.1 and 10139
Filed with Secretary of State:
Aug. 24, 2015
Jan. 1, 2016
Workers’ Compensation Information System (WCIS)
Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 9701 - 9702
Filed with Secretary of State:
April 6, 2015
April 6, 2016

Occupational, Safety & Health Standards Board

Approved Regulation Status Effective
Sections 1514 and 3380
Personal Protective Devices and Safeguards
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Dec. 1, 2014
Apr. 1, 2015
Section 1618.1(e)
Cranes and Derricks in Construction Operator Certification Effective Dates and Phase-In (Federal Time Extension) Horcher
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Apr. 30, 2015
Apr. 30, 2015
Section 1710
Multi-Story Skeletal Steel Construction-Metal Decking Replacement - Horcher
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Aug. 27, 2015
Aug. 27, 2015
Section 1903
Landing Operations-Note to Section 1903
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Oct. 2, 2014
Jan. 1, 2015
New Sections 1950 - 1962
Confined Spaces in Construction (Horcher)
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Dec. 30, 2015
Dec. 30, 2015
Sections 2540.7, 2540.8, 5530, 5568, 5572, 5574, 5575 and 5621
Electrical Equipment in Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Filed with Secretary of
State:

July 6, 2015
Oct. 1, 2015
Section 3207 and 3212
Fall Protection for Work Around Skylights
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Apr. 12, 2016
July 1, 2016
Section 3328(a)
Definition of Adequate Design
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Feb 25, 2016
Apr. 1, 2016
Section 3395
Heat Illness Prevention
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Apr. 3, 2015
May 1, 2015
Section 3411
Private Fire Brigades-Foot Protection
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Aug. 28, 2015
Oct. 1, 2015
Sections 3437, 3441 and 3664(b)
Agricultural Personnel Transport Carriers
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Sep. 14, 2015
Jan. 1, 2016
Section 4307
Exception for Portable Power-Driven Circular Saw Blade Guarding - Horcher
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Mar. 7, 2016
Mar. 7, 2016
Sections 4345, 4351, 4352, and 4354
Stationary and Mobile Compaction Equipment and Balers
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Apr. 30, 2015
July 1, 2015
Section 4412
Pulp Paper and Paperboard Mills Conveyor Warning Sign - Horcher
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Mar. 7, 2016
Mar. 7, 2016
Section 5155
Airborne Contaminants, Hydrogen Chloride
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Nov. 26, 2014
Jan. 1, 2015

Sections 5184 and 5185
Storage Battery Systems and Changing and Charging Storage Batteries

Filed with Secretary of
State:

July 30, 2015
Oct. 1, 2015
Section 5620, 6165, 6180, 6181, 6182, 6183, and 6184
Update of Title 8 General Industry National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)Fire Protection Standards
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Dec. 2, 2014
Apr. 1, 2015
Section 8397.4(b)
Water Supply - Access to Drinking Cups - Horcher
Filed with Secretary of
State:

Aug. 27, 2015
Aug. 27, 2015

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board

Approved Regulations Status Effective
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB)
Rules of Practice and Procedure

Title 8, California Code of Regulations
Sections 10213 - 10296 and 10300- 10999
Public Hearing:
Sept. 17, 2014
Filed with Secretary of State:
Oct. 15, 2014
Jan 1, 2015
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10250, et seq

Notice of Rulemaking: March 7, 2013

Notice of further modifications to text: July 9, 2013
(Cal. Code Regs., tit. 8, §§ 10210 et seq. & 10300 et seq.)

Public hearing:
April 16, 2013
15 day comment period ends:
July 25, 2013
Comment period extended:
Aug. 9, 2013
Filed with Secretary of State:
Sept. 23, 2013
Oct. 23, 2013
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10582.5, 10770, and 10770.1

Notice of Rulemaking: Aug. 4, 2011

Filed with Secretary of State:
May 21, 2012
Effective May 21, 2012
(Rule 10582.5 becomes operative August 1, 2012)

Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10301 - 10996

Filed with Secretary of State:
Nov. 17, 2008
Nov. 17, 2008
Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) - Rules of Practice and Procedure
Final regulations
Title 8 California Code of Regulations
Sections 10301 - 10999
  Jan. 1, 2003