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Safety and Health Codes Board

[REPEALED] Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records [16 VAC 25 ‑ 80]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation provides employees and their designated representatives a right of access to relevant exposure and medical records and provides access to representatives of the Department of Labor and Industry to relevant employee exposure and medical records. This access is provided to promote the recognition of workplace hazards and the subsequent reduction of occupational disease.
State Authority Section 40.1-22 (5 ) of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-596)
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. Reduce the incidence of material impairment of health of Virginia workers due to workplace exposure to known hazards.

2. Provide access to employee records to determine exposure.

3. The protection of the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

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:
Telephone: (804)786-9873    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/20/2009.

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
12/8/2008 Repeal
4/1/2003 Retain As Is
4/24/2000 Retain As Is