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
Amendment to the Cotton Dust Standard for General Industry, 1910.1043; CFR Correction
Action 5182
General Information
Action Summary Paragraph (I)(1) of section 1910.1043 requires the employer to train each employee exposed to cotton dust, in accordance with the requirements of the section, and to institute a training program and ensure employee participation in the program. This amendment removes subparagraph (I)(1)(I)(A) through (F) of 1910.1043, which detailed the components for the employer's education and training program for employees exposed to cotton dust.
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: Virginia Code section 2.2-4006.A.4 (c)
RIS Project Yes  [005761]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
83 FR 30035 (June 27, 2018); Federal Register (July 1, 2017), covering OSHA standards 29 CFR 1910.1000 to end of Part 1910.
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
8469 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/22/2019.
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: ()-

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