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Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards [16 VAC 25 ‑ 175]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
These regulations are identical to the federal Occupational Safety and Health standards for Construction Industry. Each section is the same number as the corresponding federal construction industry standard.
State Authority Section (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 Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. Improve workplace safety and health in Virginia workplaces as evidenced by fewer hazards, reduced exposures and fewer injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

2. Change workplace culture to increase employer and worker awareness of, commitment to, and involvement in safety and health.

3. 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.
Meetings See all meetings (18) relating to this chapter.

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: jay.withrow@doli.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-9873    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Standards Improvement Project—Phase IV, Final Rule
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Final Adoption period is underway and will end on 11/13/2019.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Qualification; Final Rule
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/15/2019.
Amendment to the Methylenedianiline Standard for the Construction Industry, §1926.60 – Correction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/15/2018.
Crane Operator Qualification and Certification; Extension of Deadline
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/15/2018.
Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica, Parts 1910, 1915, and 1926; Final Rule; and Other Related S
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2016.
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards; Eye and Face Protection; Final Rule
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2016.
2016 OSHA correction Electrical Safety-Related Work Practice & Electric Power Generation
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2016.
Confined Spaces in Construction and Other Related Provisions
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2016.
Amendment to Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Certification
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/15/2015.
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards for Signage
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2013.
Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Revising the Exemption for Digger Derricks, §§1026.952 and 192
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2013.
Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Underground Construction and Demolition
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2013.
Corrections and Technical Amendment to Hazard Communication Standard
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/15/2013.
Correction and Technical Amendment to Rigging Equipment for Material Handling Construction Standard
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2013.
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards for Head Protection; Direct Final Rule
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2013.
Final Rule for Hazard Communication Standard
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2013.
Direct Final Rule for Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Demolition and Underground Construction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2013.
Corrections and Technical Amendments to Multiple Standards:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2013.
Corrections and Technical Amendments to Multiple Standards in General Industry, Construction and Shipyard Employment
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/15/2012.
Standards Improvement Project
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/15/2012.
Revised Standard for Cranes and Derricks in Construction and Other Related Standards
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/15/2011.
Technical Amendment-Structural Steel Assembly 1926.754(a) Final-Safety Standards-Steel Erection
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/15/2010.
Revision-Notification Requirements-Exposure Determination Provisions-Hexavalent Chromium
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/15/2010.
CH 90 Clarification of Employer Duty to Provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Train Each Employ
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/15/2009.
Employer Payment for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Final Rule
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/01/2008.
Corrections and technical amendments to the final rule for Roll-over Protective Structures for the Construction Industry and the Agriculture Industry
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/21/2007.
Amendment to Roll-over Protective Structures for the Construction Industry and the Agriculture Industry
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/15/2006.
Amendment to Slip Resistance of Skeletal Structural Steel and Appendix B of subpart R
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/15/2006.
Methylenedianiline in Construction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/15/2005.
Methylenedianiline in Construction, 16 VAC 25-175-1926.60
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 06/01/2005 prior to submitting for AG review.
Methylenedianiline in Construction, 16 VAC 25-275-1926.60
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 06/01/2005 before Attorney General's office completed its review.
Methylenedianiline in Construction, 16 VAC 25-175-1926.60
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 06/01/2005 prior to submitting for AG review.
Promulgate a unique VOSH regulation to provide construction electrical transmission workers with safety protection identical to general industry electrical transmission workers. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2005.
Mechanical Power –Transmission Apparatus; Mechanical Power Presses; Telecommunications; Hydrogen; Technical Amendments
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/15/2004.
Amendments to Safety Standards for Signs, Signals and Barricades, Construction Industry
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2003.
Amendments to Safety Standards for Steel Erection, and Amendment to Fall Protection, Construction Industry
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/18/2002.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Corrections and Technical Amendments to Multiple Standards in General Industry, Construction and Shipyard Employment
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Methylenedianiline in Construction, Section 1926.60
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 06/01/2005 before submission to the Registrar.