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Virginia Rules and Regulations Declaring Hazardous Occupations [16 VAC 15 ‑ 30]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation sets forth those occupations declared hazardous by the Code of Virginia or by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, and are therefore prohibited occupations for minors under the age of 18.
State Authority Section (40.1-100 A)()9 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. To protect the health, welfare, and safety of the minors of the Commonwealth by prohibiting their employment in hazardous occupations.

2. 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.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Wendy Inge  / Director, Division of Labor and Employment Law
Address: Department of Labor and Industry
Main Street Centre, 600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: wendy.inge@doli.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-3224    FAX: (804)371-2324    TDD: (804)786-2376
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amending the Virginia Rules and Regulations Declaring Hazardous Occupations
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/29/2010.
Repeal of 16 VAC 15-40, Motor vehicle occupations.
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/25/2009.
16 VAC 15-30-40, Motor vehicle occupations
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/18/2008.
16 VAC 15-30-190, Fire fighting
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/21/2008.
Amendments to the regulation to correct technical errors and restructing of portions of regulation for clarity.
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/25/2000.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amending the Virginia Rules and Regulations Declaring Hazardous Occupations
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
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