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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards [16 VAC 25 ‑ 175]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Standards Improvement Project—Phase IV, Final Rule
General Information
Action Summary OSHA is making 14 revisions to existing standards in the recordkeeping, general industry, maritime and construction standards. The purpose of the Standards Improvement Project (SIP) is to remove or revise outdated, duplicative, unnecessary, and inconsistent requirements in OSHA’s safety and health standards, which will permit better compliance by employers and reduce costs and paperwork burdens when possible, without reducing employee protections.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 16 VAC 25-175 Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  16 VAC 25 - 100 Federal Identical Shipyard Employment Standards Amend Existing Regulation
  16 VAC 25 - 60 Administrative Regulation for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program Amend Existing Regulation
  16 VAC 25 - 85 Federal Identical Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Amend Existing Regulation
  16 VAC 25 - 90 Federal Identical General 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  [006163]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
Standard Improvement Project--Phase IV; Final Rule
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
8754 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/15/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Holly Trice  / Senior Staff Attorney
Address: 600 E. Main Street
Suite 207
Richmond, VA 23219
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