Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Regulations [16 VAC 25 ‑ 50]
Updating Documents Incorporated by Reference
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to provide both increased protection of human life and property from the unsafe or dangerous construction, installation inspection, operation, and repair of boilers and pressure vessels in the Commonwealth of Virginia by adopting the most current version of documents incorporated by reference to take advantage of the latest technical advances in safety.
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  [004679]
Result of Periodic Review Dated 4/21/2016
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
7529 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 9/7/2016.
7834 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 9/22/2017.
8044 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2018.
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:
Phone: (804)786-3169    FAX: (804)371-2324    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.