Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Virginia Confined Space Standard for the Telecommunications Industry [16 VAC 25 ‑ 70]
Review 1571
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 2/21/2017
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Safety and Health Codes Board is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 16 VAC 25-70, Virginia Confined Space Standard for the Telecommunications Industry.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014).

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins March 20, 2017, and ends on April 14, 2017.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall website at Comments may also be sent to Holly Raney, Regulatory Coordinator, Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, 600 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219,

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall website and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 3/20/2017
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 4/14/2017

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (7/28/2017)
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 2/21/2017
Review Completed: 2/28/2017
Result: Certified
pdf Review Memo