Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Regulation Applicable to Tree Trimming Operations [16 VAC 25 ‑ 73]
Regulation Applicable to Tree Trimming Operations
Action 2513
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed regulation is to reduce/eliminate employee injuries and fatalities by considering for adoption a comprehensive regulation to address non-logging, arborist/tree trimming and cutting operations on residential and commercial work sites.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001044]
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
4385 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/06/2008.
4713 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/15/2009.
5288 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/27/2011.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Cristin Bernhardt  / Regulatory Coordinator / Staff Attorney
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-2392    FAX: (804)786-2641    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.