Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Administrative Regulation for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program [16 VAC 25 ‑ 60]
|Description||This regulation provides an operational framework of rules and procedures for the administration of the VOSH program such as program jurisdiction, notification and posting requirements, required reporting by employers, access to information, and complaint and discrimination procedures. Also covered are occupational safety and health standards, variances to standards, inspections, citations and penalties, abatement procedures, and inspection case review and settlement.|
|State Authority||Sections 40.1-6 and (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||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. Provide and publish a fair process for enforcing Virginia Code Title 40.1 and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act.
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.
|Name / Title:||Jay Withrow / Director, Legal Support, VPP, ORA, OPP, and OWP|
Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 207
Richmond, VA 23219
|Telephone:||(804)786-9873 FAX: (804)786-8418 TDD: ()-|