Vol. 26 Iss. 16 - April 12, 2010

Chapter 60
Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period

Title of Regulation: 16VAC25-60. Administrative Regulation for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program (amending 16VAC25-60-90, 16VAC25-60-240; adding 16VAC25-60-245).

Statutory Authority: § 40.1-22 of the Code of Virginia.

Public Comment Deadline: May 12, 2010.

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to § 2.2-4007.03 of the Code of Virginia, the Safety and Health Codes Board is extending the public comment period regarding 16VAC25-60, Administrative Regulation for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program, published in 25:14 VA.R. 2638-2642 March 16, 2009, and soliciting additional comments on proposed changes made to 16VAC25-60-90 B since initial publication of the proposed regulations, as follows:

B. Interview statements of employers, owners, operators, agents, or employees given to the commissioner in confidence pursuant to § 40.1-49.8 of the Code of Virginia shall not be disclosed for any purpose, except to the individual giving the statement are confidential. Pursuant to the requirements set forth in § 40.1-11 of the Code of Virginia, individuals shall have the right to request a copy of their own interview statements.

The additional comment period ends on May 12, 2010. Public comment may be submitted to the agency contact listed below.

Agency Contact: Jay Withrow, Department of Labor and Industry, Powers-Taylor Building, 13 South Thirteenth Street, Richmond, VA 23219, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R08-1046; Filed March 19, 2010, 4:00 p.m.