Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Virginia Excavation Standard, Construction Industry
[16 VAC 25 ‑ 170]
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 4/1/2003
Regulation Title: 16 VAC 25-170-10 et seq. Virginia Excavation Standard, Construction Industry
Description: Requires employers to comply with any more stringent requirements contained in the Virginia Confined Space Standard for the Construction Industry, 16 VAC 25-140, when working in excavation areas which also meet the definition of "confined space" in 16 VAC 25-140.
DOLI seeks public comment regarding the following questions:
5. Does the regulation meet the following goals?
- Reduce the incidence of construction fatalities of Virginia workers due to workplace exposure to known hazards.
- Protect the public's health, safety and welfare with the least possible cost
and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
2. Is the regulation written clearly and understandably?
Written and electronically submitted comments may be submitted from May 3, 2004 through May 25, 2004. Comments should be sent to Jennifer S. Cavedo, Regulatory Coordinator, Department of Labor and Industry, 13 South Thirteenth Street, Richmond, VA 23219, (804) 371-2631; Fax (804) 371-6524 or e-mail email@example.com.
Public Comment Period
Begin Date: 5/3/2004
End Date: 5/25/2004
Comments Received: 0
Retain the regulation with no changes
Attorney General Certification
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