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Safety and Health Codes Board


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Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards [16 VAC 25 ‑ 175]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description These regulations are identical to the federal Occupational Safety and Health standards for Construction Industry. Each section is the same number as the corresponding federal construction industry standard.
State Authority Section (40.1-22 )5 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-596)
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. Improve workplace safety and health in Virginia workplaces as evidenced by fewer hazards, reduced exposures and fewer injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

2. Change workplace culture to increase employer and worker awareness of, commitment to, and involvement in safety and health.

3. The protection of the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: John J. Crisanti  / Policy and Planning Manager
Address: Department of Labor and Industry
Main Street Centre, 600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: john.crisanti@doli.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-4300    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Delay of Compliance Date for the Occupational Exposure to Beryllium
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (1/8/2018).
Crane Operator Qualification and Certification; Extension of Deadline
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (1/8/2018).

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica, Parts 1910, 1915, and 1926; Final Rule; and Other Related S
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2016.
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards; Eye and Face Protection; Final Rule
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2016.
2016 OSHA correction Electrical Safety-Related Work Practice & Electric Power Generation
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2016.
Confined Spaces in Construction and Other Related Provisions
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2016.
Amendment to Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Certification
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/15/2015.
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards for Signage
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2013.
Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Revising the Exemption for Digger Derricks, §§1026.952 and 192
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2013.
Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Underground Construction and Demolition
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2013.
Corrections and Technical Amendment to Hazard Communication Standard
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/15/2013.
Correction and Technical Amendment to Rigging Equipment for Material Handling Construction Standard
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2013.
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards for Head Protection; Direct Final Rule
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2013.
Final Rule for Hazard Communication Standard
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2013.
Direct Final Rule for Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Demolition and Underground Construction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2013.
Corrections and Technical Amendments to Multiple Standards:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2013.
Corrections and Technical Amendments to Multiple Standards in General Industry, Construction and Shipyard Employment
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/15/2012.
Standards Improvement Project
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/15/2012.
Revised Standard for Cranes and Derricks in Construction and Other Related Standards
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/15/2011.
Technical Amendment-Structural Steel Assembly 1926.754(a) Final-Safety Standards-Steel Erection
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/15/2010.
Revision-Notification Requirements-Exposure Determination Provisions-Hexavalent Chromium
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/15/2010.
CH 90 Clarification of Employer Duty to Provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Train Each Employ Final Attorney General review is complete - Agency can submit to DPB.
Employer Payment for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Final Rule
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/1/2008.
Corrections and technical amendments to the final rule for Roll-over Protective Structures for the Construction Industry and the Agriculture Industry
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/21/2007.
Amendment to Roll-over Protective Structures for the Construction Industry and the Agriculture Industry
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/15/2006.
Amendment to Slip Resistance of Skeletal Structural Steel and Appendix B of subpart R
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/15/2006.
Methylenedianiline in Construction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/15/2005.
Methylenedianiline in Construction, 16 VAC 25-175-1926.60
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 6/1/2005 prior to submitting for AG review.
Methylenedianiline in Construction, 16 VAC 25-275-1926.60
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 6/1/2005 before Attorney General's office completed its review.
Methylenedianiline in Construction, 16 VAC 25-175-1926.60
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 6/1/2005 prior to submitting for AG review.
Promulgate a unique VOSH regulation to provide construction electrical transmission workers with safety protection identical to general industry electrical transmission workers. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2005.
Mechanical Power –Transmission Apparatus; Mechanical Power Presses; Telecommunications; Hydrogen; Technical Amendments
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/15/2004.
Amendments to Safety Standards for Signs, Signals and Barricades, Construction Industry
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2003.
Amendments to Safety Standards for Steel Erection, and Amendment to Fall Protection, Construction Industry
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/18/2002.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Corrections and Technical Amendments to Multiple Standards in General Industry, Construction and Shipyard Employment
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
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Methylenedianiline in Construction, Section 1926.60
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 6/1/2005 before submission to the Registrar.