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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Standard for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Operator Certification [16 VAC 25 ‑ 40]
Review 752
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 12/20/2002
Review Announcement
Regulation Title: 16 VAC 25-40-10 et seq. Standard for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Operator Certification

Description: Section 15.2-910 of the Code of Virginia authorizes a local government, at its option, to require boiler or pressure vessel operators to obtain an initial certification from the locality before engaging in the operation and maintenance of boilers and pressure vessels in the jurisdiction. This regulation provides a uniform statewide standard to determine ability, proficiency and qualification of local certification applicants. This standard is for the use of governing bodies of counties, cities and towns that have adopted ordinances requiring local certification. This regulation does not provide for state certification of boiler and pressure vessel operators.

DOLI seeks public comment regarding the following questions:

1. Does the regulation meet the following goals?

- Insure statewide uniformity in the determination of the ability, proficiency and qualifications of boiler and pressure vessel operators certified under a local government ordinance.

- Protect the public's health, safety and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. Is the regulation written clearly and understandably?


Written and electronically submitted comments may be submitted from May 3, 2004 through May 25, 2004. Comments should be sent to Jennifer S. Cavedo, Regulatory Coordinator, Department of Labor and Industry, 13 South Thirteenth Street, Richmond, VA 23219, (804) 371-2631; Fax (804) 371-6524 or e-mail

Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 5/3/2004
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ends on 5/25/2004

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
Action Implementing the Result
Not yet specified
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