Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Federal Identical General Industry Standards [16 VAC 25 ‑ 90]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards
General Information
Action Summary This direct final rule is a continuation of federal OSHA’s ongoing effort to update references to consensus and industry standards used throughout its rules. The direct final rule and the accompanying Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) (72 FR 71091) address welding definitions; abrasive wheel specification; floor and wall openings, railings, and toeboards; marking of portable compressed gas cylinders; and spray finishing.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Code of Virginia, §2.2-4006.A.4(c)
RIS Project Yes  [001222]
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
4535 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/01/2008.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay Withrow  / Director, Legal Support, VPP, ORA, OPP, and OWP
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 207
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-9873    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.