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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
[Repealed] Virginia Confined Space Standard for the Construction Industry [16 VAC 25 ‑ 140]
Review 1273
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 3/18/2013
Review Announcement
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Safety and Health Codes Board is conducting a periodic review of VAC citation: 16 VAC 25-140, Virginia Confined Space Standard for the Construction Industry.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) ( and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, 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 April 8, 2013, and ends on May 23, 2013.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: Reba O'Connor, Title: Regulatory Coordinator, Address: Main Street Centre, 600 East Main Street, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23219, Telephone: (804) 371-2631, FAX: (804) 786-8418, email address:

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 the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 4/8/2013
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ends on 5/23/2013

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (7/23/2013)     modified (8/6/2013)
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line