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Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents
• Part Number: 1952
• Part Title: Approved State Plans for Enforcement of State Standards
• Subpart: K
• Subpart Title: California
• Standard Number: 1952.174
• Title: Completion of developmental steps and certification.
• GPO Source: e-CFR



In accordance with 1952.173(a), The California Occupational Safety and Health Act (Assembly Bill No. 150) was enacted in September 1973 and filed with the California Secretary of State October 2, 1973.


The following difference between the program described in 1952.170(a) and the program authorized by the State law is approved: Authority to grant or deny temporary variances rests with the Division of Industrial Safety, and such authority for permanent variances is with the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. The Board hears appeals from the Division of Industrial Safety's decisions on temporary variances.


In accordance with 1952.173(d) formal interagency agreements were negotiated and signed between the Department of Industrial Relations and the State Department of Health (June 28, 1973) and between the State Department of Industrial Relations and the State Fire Marshal (August 14, 1973).


In accordance with 1952.173(f), a program of consultation with employers and employees was fully functioning in January 1974.



In accordance with the requirements of 1952.10, the California State poster was approved by the Assistant Secretary on August 27, 1975.


The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board began functioning in January 1974.


The initial major training and education of employers, employees and the general public was completed by 1974.


In accordance with 1952.173(a), recordkeeping and reporting requirements were extended to State and local governments effective January 1, 1975.


The Management Information System was established by November 1974.


The Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board began functioning in early 1974. The Rules of Procedure for the Board were approved by the Assistant Secretary on November 19, 1975.


In accordance with 1952.173(a), enforcement rules and regulations were promulgated by January 1974, and were approved by the Assistant Secretary on September 28, 1976.


Recordkeeping and reporting requirements for private employers were promulgated by November 1974, and were approved by the Assistant Secretary on September 28, 1976.



In accordance with 1952.173(h), the Inspection Scheduling System was fully implemented and in operation by June 1975.


In accordance with 1952.173(a), an operations manual was published, and was approved by the Assistant Secretary on September 28, 1976.


In accordance with 1952.173(e), in-service training Programs for safety and health enforcement personnel were implemented within 18 months of plan approval.


Enforcement of standards pertaining to temporary labor camps was implemented in March 1977.


In accordance with 1903.34 of this chapter, the California occupational safety and health plan was certified, effective August 12, 1977, as having completed all developmental steps specified in the plan as approved on April 24, 1973, on or before June 1, 1976, with the exception that temporary labor camp standards development and enforcement program was completed on March 11, 1977.

[40 FR 18427, Apr. 28, 1975, as amended at 40 FR 40156, Sept. 2. 1975; 40 FR 54426, Nov. 24, 1975; 41 FR 43405, Oct. 1, 1976; 41 FR 51013, Nov. 19, 1976; 42 FR 37549, July 22, 1977; 42 FR 41858, Aug. 19, 1977]

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