Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Administrative Regulation for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program [16 VAC 25 ‑ 60]
Administrative Regulations for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program
Action 2515
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed regulation is to provide VOSH personnel with procedures on how to exercise the Commissioner’s statutory authority to take and preserve testimony, examine witnesses and administer oaths, in instances where witnesses/employees/supervisors refuse requests for interviews or refuse to answer specific questions posed by a VOSH inspector.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001046]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4388 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/06/2008.
4699 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/15/2009.
5287 Final Stage withdrawn on 01/06/2010 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
5452 Revised Proposed Stage withdrawn on 03/09/2010 before DPB completed its review.
5644 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/05/2012.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Cristin Bernhardt  / Regulatory Coordinator / Staff Attorney
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-2392    FAX: (804)786-2641    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.