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Administrative Regulation for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program [16 VAC 25 ‑ 60]
Administrative Regulations for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed regulation is to provide VOSH personnel with procedures on how to exercise the Commissioner’s statutory authority to take and preserve testimony, examine witnesses and administer oaths, in instances where witnesses/employees/supervisors refuse requests for interviews or refuse to answer specific questions posed by a VOSH inspector.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001046]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4388 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 3/6/2008.
4699 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 5/15/2009.
5287 Final Stage withdrawn on 1/6/2010 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
5452 Revised Proposed Stage withdrawn on 3/9/2010 before DPB completed its review.
5644 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/5/2012.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay Withrow  / Director, Legal Support, VPP, ORA, OPP, and OWP
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 207
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-9873    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.