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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Federal Identical General Industry Standards [16 VAC 25 ‑ 90]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards; Eye and Face Protection; Final Rule
General Information
Action Summary The final rule updates eye and face protection requirements in OSHA’s general industry, shipyard employment, marine terminals, longshoring, and construction standards. The changes involve the incorporation by reference of the latest ANSI/International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) Z87.1-2010 standard on Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection Devices and the removal of the oldest ANSI (Z87.1-1989) version of the same standard. ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2010 provides requirements for the selection, testing, use, and maintenance of protectors intended to minimize or prevent eye and face injuries, including impact, non-ionizing radiation and chemical exposures, in occupational and education environments.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 16 VAC 25-90 Federal Identical General Industry Standards Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  16 VAC 25 - 100 Federal Identical Shipyard Employment Standards Amend Existing Regulation
  16 VAC 25 - 120 Federal Identical Marine Terminals Standards Amend Existing Regulation
  16 VAC 25 - 130 Federal Identical Longshoring Standards Amend Existing Regulation
  16 VAC 25 - 175 Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [004902]
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7696 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay Withrow  / Director, Legal Support, VPP, ORA, OPP, and OWP
Address: Main Street Centre
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