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[Repealed] Virginia Confined Space Standard for the Construction Industry [16 VAC 25 ‑ 140]
Review 755
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 4/1/2003
Review Announcement
Regulation Title: 16 VAC 25-140-10 et seq. Virginia Confined Space Standard for the Construction Industry

Description: This regulation applies to all employers with employees covered by the Virginia regulations for the construction industry. This regulation prescribes the basic mandatory practices and procedures which employers must establish and use for employee entry and work within confined spaces.

DOLI seeks public comment regarding the following questions:

2. Does the regulation meet the following goals?

- Reduce the incidence of material impairment of the health of Virginia workers due to workplace exposure to known hazards.

- Provide protection to construction workers equal to that provided to workers in other industries.

- 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 May 3, 2004 through May 25, 2004. Comments should be sent to Jennifer S. Cavedo, 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 Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 5/3/2004
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ends on 5/25/2004

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (7/16/2004)
Attorney General Certification
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