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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
[REPEALED] Confined Space Standard for Agriculture [16 VAC 25 ‑ 185]
Confined Space Standard for Agriculture
[Withdrawn 1/20/2016]
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed regulation is to reduce or eliminate injuries, illnesses and fatal accidents associated with confined space hazards in agriculture, and to provide agricultural employees and employers with protective measures to use before and during entry into agricultural confined spaces to prevent entrants from being exposed to toxic or low oxygen atmospheres, hazardous chemicals and engulfment hazards.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [001045]
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
4387 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 01/20/2016 after the comment period had ended.
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:
Phone: (804)786-9873    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.