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Standard for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Operator Certification [16 VAC 25 ‑ 40]
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Chapter Information
Description Section 15.1-11.6 of the Code of Virginia authorizes a local government, at its option, to require boiler or pressure vessel operators to obtain an initial certification from the locality before engaging in the operation and maintenance of boilers and pressure vessels in the jurisdiction. This regulation provides a uniform statewide standard to determine ability, proficiency and qualification of local certification applicants. This standard is for governing bodies of counties, cities and towns that have adopted ordinances requiring local certification. This regulation does not provide for state certification of boiler and pressure vessel operators.
State Authority Section 15.1-11.6 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 insure statewide uniformity in the determination of the ability, proficiency and qualifications of boiler and pressure vessel operators certified under a local government ordinance.

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: Ed Hilton  / Director, Boiler Safety Compliance
Address: Department of Labor and Industry
Main Street Centre, 600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: Ed.Hilton@doli.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-3169    FAX: (804)371-2324    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to the Standard for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Operator Certification Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/15/2013.
Update Code of Virginia references for Standard for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Operator Certification Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/15/2004.