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Federal Identical Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses [16 VAC 25 ‑ 85]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
 
General Information
Action Summary The regulation in question, Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements - Reporting Fatalities, Hospitalizations, Amputations, and Losses of an Eye As a Result of Work-related Incidents to OSHA, 16VAC25-85-1904.39, requires employers with more than ten employees in most industries to report all work-related fatalities and work-related incidents within certain specified timeframes. These amendments will result in the VOSH standard being identical to the 2014 federal OSHA requirements for employers to report certain work-related injury and illnesses. The affected timeframes requested for amendment in order to become OSHA-identical are listed below: - Every in-patient hospitalization resulting from a work-related incident must be reported within twenty- four (24) hours of the hospitalization; - All amputations resulting from work-related incidents, resulting from a work-related incident must be reported within twenty-four (24) hours of the incident; - Each loss of an eye resulting from a work-related incident must be reported within twenty-four (24) hours of the incident.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
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: Yes, this chapter of the VA Administrative Code is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [004907]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7700 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2016.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Holly Raney  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: holly.raney@doli.virginia.gov
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