Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Labor and Industry
Board
Safety and Health Codes Board
chapter
Federal Identical General Industry Standards [16 VAC 25 ‑ 90]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Acetylene Standard for General Industry
 
General Information
Action Summary Federal OSHA revised its Acetylene Standard for general industry by updating references to national consensus standards published by standards developing organizations (“SDO standards”). This rulemaking is a continuation of federal OSHA’s ongoing effort to update references to SDO standards used throughout its rules. The revised standard requires that employers ensure that in-plant transfer, handling, storage and use of acetylene cylinders comply with Compressed Gas Association Pamphlet G-1-2003, Acetylene. Piping systems, as well as facilities and equipment, used to generate acetylene or to fill acetylene cylinders are now required to comply with National Fire Protection Standard NFPA 51A, Standard for Acetylene Charging Plants.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [002315]
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
5446 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/15/2010.
 
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
Email Address: jay.withrow@doli.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)786-9873    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.