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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:
Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories
 
General Information
Action Summary Federal OSHA has updated a non-mandatory appendix in its Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories standard to include the contents of the latest National Academy of Sciences publication entitled, “Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Management of Chemical Hazards,” 2011 edition. This new revision addresses current laboratory practices, security, and emergency response, as well as promoting safe handling of highly toxic and explosive chemicals and their waste products. All revisions made were minor and non-substantive.
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  [003642]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6524 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/15/2013.
 
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.