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Chapter 3.3. Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board
Article 1.5. Service of Documents and Duty to Notify Others of Appeal and Hearing

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§ 359.1. Perfecting an Appeal.

(a) An appeal is perfected and may be docketed if it is timely, as required by Section 359, and all required information is submitted to the Appeals Board in accordance with this section.
(b) If an appeal is initiated by telephone, in writing, or by online form, but is incomplete, the additional information required shall be submitted by mail, hand delivery, or online via the OASIS system accessible through the Board's website. Failure to submit copies of all citations being appealed, contact information as required in Section 355.1, and the information required by Section 361.3, with the Appeals Board within 20 days of written or electronic acknowledgement by the Board of the receipt of an intent to appeal constitutes grounds for dismissal.
(c) The Appeals Board shall furnish optional appeal forms upon request and shall provide them to the district offices of the Division.
(d) After required information and documents are submitted either on paper or online via the OASIS system, and confirmed to be complete, the appeal will be docketed.
(e) Upon docketing of an appeal, the Appeals Board shall serve on each party the appeal information, copies of documents required to perfect the appeal, and the docket number(s) assigned to the appeal.
Note: Authority cited: Section 148.7, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 148.7, 6600, 6601 and 6603, Labor Code.
1. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 2-1-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 5).
2. Amendment filed 10-30-92; operative 11-30-92 (Register 92, No. 44).
3. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 11-26-2007; operative 12-26-2007 (Register 2007, No. 48).
4. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 8-2-2016; operative 10-1-2016 (Register 2016, No. 32).

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