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
Limited Extension of Select Compliance Dates, Occupational Exposure to Beryllium, §1910.1024 (o)(2)
General Information
Action Summary This amendment is based on federal OSHA's revision of §1910.1024 (o)(2) of the Beryllium Standard for General Industry to extend the compliance deadline to December 12, 2018 for certain ancillary provisions to allow time for OSHA to respond to the concerns of stakeholders, to allow OSHA sufficient time to draft and publish the Notice of Preliminary Rulemaking (NPRM), and to give employers sufficient time to comply. Affected sections of §1910.1024 are as follows:(f), Methods of compliance; (e), Beryllium work areas and regulated areas; (h), Personal protective clothing and equipment; (i), Hygiene areas and practices; (j), Housekeeping; (m), Communication of hazards; and (n), Recordkeeping.
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: Va. Code §§ 40.1-22(5) and 2.2-4006.A.4(c)
RIS Project Yes  [005757]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
83 FR 39351 (August 9, 2018)
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
8468 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/15/2019.
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
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