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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.
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
2016 OSHA correction Electrical Safety-Related Work Practice & Electric Power Generation
General Information
Action Summary OSHA corrected the Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices standard for General Industry and the Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution standards for General Industry and Construction to clarify the applicability of the standard to certain operations, including some tree trimming work performed near, but not on or directly associated with, electric power generation, transmission, and distribution installations. OSHA also corrected minor errors in two minimum approach distances tables in the general industry and construction standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution.
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 - 175 Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 A 4 c
RIS Project Yes  [004670]
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
7502 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay Withrow  / Director, Legal Support, VPP, ORA, OPP, and OWP
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 207
Richmond, VA 23219
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Phone: (804)786-9873    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: ()-

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