Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Federal Identical General Industry Standards [16 VAC 25 ‑ 90]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Corrections and Technical Amendments to Parts 1910 – General Industry and Part 1915 – Shipyard Employment
Action 3138
General Information
Action Summary As part of the ongoing review of its regulations, federal OSHA amended various safety and health standards in need of corrections, housekeeping changes or technical amendments. The revisions do not affect the substantive requirements or coverage of the standards involved, modify or revoke existing rights and obligations, or establish new rights and obligations. The revisions included updating references from existing OSHA standards, including standards governing occupational noise exposure, vinyl chloride, inorganic arsenic, lead, cadmium, coke oven emissions and bloodborne pathogens.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: This regulatory action is exempt under Section 2.2-4006 of the Code of Virginia because it is necessary to meet the requirements of federal law and regulation.
RIS Project Yes  [002145]
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
5289 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/15/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Cristin Bernhardt  / Regulatory Coordinator / Staff Attorney
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-2392    FAX: (804)786-2641    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.