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[Repealed] Virginia Excavation Standard, Construction Industry [16 VAC 25 ‑ 170]
Review 758
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 4/1/2003
Review Announcement
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
Public Comment Period
Begin Date: 5/3/2004      End Date: 5/25/2004

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (7/16/2004)
Attorney General Certification
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