Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards [16 VAC 25 ‑ 175]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Crane Operator Qualification and Certification; Extension of Deadline
Action 4965
General Information
Action Summary Federal OSHA adopted this delay to further extend by one year the employer duty to ensure the competency of crane operators involved in construction work. Previously, this duty was scheduled to terminate for federal OSHA and VOSH on November 10, 2017, but now continues for an additional year until November 10, 2018. OSHA also further delayed the deadline for crane operator certification for one year from November 10, 2017, to November 10, 2018.
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 ยง 2.2-4006(A)(4)(c)
RIS Project Yes  [005374]
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
8154 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/15/2018.
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.