Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Administrative Regulation for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program [16 VAC 25 ‑ 60]
Review 656
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 4/23/2001
Notice of Periodic Review
Regulation Title: 16 VAC 25-60-10 et seq. Administrative Regulation for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Program

Description: This regulation provides an operational framework of rules and procedures for the administration of the VOSH program such as program jurisdiction, notification and posting requirements, required reporting by employers, access to information, and complaint and discrimination procedures. Also covered are occupational safety and health standards, variances to standards, inspections, citations and penalties, abatement procedures, and inspection case review and settlement.

DOLI seeks public comment regarding the following questions:

1. Does the regulation meet the following goals?

- Provide and publish a fair process for enforcing Title 40.1 of the Code of Virginia and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act.

- Protect the public’s health, safety and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. Is the regulation written clearly and understandably?


Written and electronically submitted comments may be submitted from April 23, 2001 through May 15, 2001. Comments should be sent to Bonnie R. Hopkins, Regulatory Coordinator, Department of Labor and Industry, 13 South Thirteenth Street, Richmond, VA 23219, (804) 371-2631; Fax (804) 371-6524 or e-mail

Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 4/23/2001
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 5/15/2001

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (6/22/2001)
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line