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Department of Labor and Industry Announces Intent to Adopt a Permanent Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention: SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19, 16VAC25-220
Date Posted: 7/27/2020
Expiration Date: 9/30/2020
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
60 Day Comment Forum is underway. Began on 7/27/2020 and will end on 9/25/2020   [4 comments]

Department of Labor and Industry Announces Intent to Adopt a Permanent Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention: SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19, 16VAC25-220

 

On July 15, 2020, in accordance with Executive Order 63, Order of Public Health Emergency Five, Requirement to Wear Face Covering While Inside Buildings, the Safety and Health Codes Board (Board) adopted an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Infectious Disease Prevention: SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19, 16VAC25-220.

The Board adopted the ETS under Va. Code §40.1-22(6a). The ETS became effective today, July 27, 2020, when the ETS was published in full in the Richmond Times Dispatch. The ETS’ publication in the Richmond Times Dispatch also constituted notice the Board intends to adopt a permanent standard within six months of today, July 27, 2020.

Prior to the expiration of six months, the Board will give notice, and hold a public hearing on the adoption of a permanent standard. Notice will be given by publication in the Richmond Times Dispatch as well as posting a notice of hearing on Virginia Regulatory Townhall.

The Department would like to solicit public comment regarding the adoption of a permanent standard for Infectious Disease Prevention: SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19, 16VAC25-220.

Please visit our website to view the proposed permanent standard for Infectious Disease Prevention: SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19, 16VAC25-220:

https://www.doli.virginia.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Proposed-Permanent-Standard-for-Infectious-Disease-Prevention-for-COVID-19-7.24.2020.pdf

NOTE:     The Board is using the language of the ETS as the basis for the  language of the proposed permanent standard.

If you wish to register a public comment about the proposed permanent standard, please use the comment forum here. The forum will be open for comments from July 27, 2020 to September 25, 2020. 


Contact Information
Name / Title: Princy Doss  / Director of Policy, Planning
Address: 600 E. Main Street
Suite 207
Richmond, 23219
Email Address: princy.doss@doli.virginia.gov
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