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Chapter 3.5. Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
Subchapter 1. Rules of Procedure for Permanent Variances and Appeals from Temporary Variances

Article 4. Hearings and Decisions

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§421. Time and Place of Hearing.

(a) Variance appeals from temporary variances shall be given scheduling priority over variance applications.

(b) Applications for variances shall be scheduled for hearing as soon as practicable after receipt.

(c) Except as hereinafter provided, the Standards Board may set the time and place of hearing at its principal office or at another location designated by the Board that is more convenient for the applicant.

(d) Where, because of the distance involved or for other reasons, it is impractical for parties and their witnesses to appear at the same place of hearing, a videoconference hearing may be scheduled.


Authority cited: Section 143.2, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 143.2, 147 and 6457, Labor Code.


1. Amendment filed 7-19-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 30).

2. Amendment of subsections (c) and (d) filed 6-26-2003; operative 7-26-2003 (Register 2003, No. 26).

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