Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Federal Identical Agriculture Industry Standards [16 VAC 25 ‑ 190]
|Description||These regulations are identical to the federal Occupational Safety and Health standards for the Agriculture Industry. Each section number is the same number as the corresponding federal agriculture industry standard.|
|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||Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.|
|Text of Regulation||Link to Virginia Administrative Code|
|Goals of Regulation||
1. Improve workplace safety and health in Virginia workplaces as evidenced by fewer hazards, reduced exposures and fewer injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.
2. Change workplace culture to increase employer and worker awareness of, commitment to, and involvement in safety and health.
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.
|Name / Title:||Cristin Bernhardt / Regulatory Coordinator / Staff Attorney|
Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
|Telephone:||(804)786-2392 FAX: (804)786-2641 TDD: ()-|