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Chapter 3.3. Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board

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§351. Records of the Appeals Board.

(a) Except where public disclosure of information or exhibits is restricted by law, records of the Appeals Board are public records and are available at its Principal Office in Sacramento, California, for inspection and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon and between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on any working day.

(b) Persons requesting copies of papers, records, or documents are encouraged to employ an independent copy service. However, the Appeals Board will copy and forward papers, records, or documents as its working conditions permit and upon payment of costs, fees, and applicable sales tax.

(c) No costs or fees will be charged for records furnished to California State Agencies.

(d) Payment of costs, fees, and sales tax must accompany the request by check or money order made payable to the Department of Industrial Relations.

(e) Unless otherwise required, compliance by the Appeals Board with a subpoena duces tecum from a court of record, administrative board or commission, hearing officer or other body conducting a legal or administrative proceeding will be pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 1560) of the Evidence Code.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 148.7 and 149.5, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 148.7, 149.5, 6314(a) and 6322, Labor Code.


1. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 2-1-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 5).

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