Vol. 34 Iss. 24 - July 23, 2018

Chapter 90
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The following regulatory action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act in accordance with § 2.2-4006 A 4 c of the Code of Virginia, which excludes regulations that are necessary to meet the requirements of federal law or regulations provided such regulations do not differ materially from those required by federal law or regulation. The Safety and Health Codes Board will receive, consider, and respond to petitions by any interested person at any time with respect to reconsideration or revision.

Title of Regulation: 16VAC25-90. Federal Identical General Industry Standards (amending 16VAC25-90-1910.1017).

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

Effective Date: September 15, 2018.

Agency Contact: John J. Crisanti, Policy and Planning Manager, Department of Labor and Industry, Department of Labor and Industry, Main Street Centre, 600 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 786-4300, FAX (804) 786-8418, or email


The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) corrected its general industry standards by reinstating paragraph (n) of the Vinyl Chloride standard, § 1910.1017, which had been inadvertently deleted in the July 1, 2017, revision covering OSHA standards, 29 CFR 1910.1000 to end. The reinstated paragraph (n) requires employers to notify affected employees within 15 days of their receipt of vinyl chloride monitoring results and the associated steps to be taken to reduce exposures within the permissible exposure limit. In this regulatory action, the board is adopting this correction.

Note on Incorporation by Reference: Pursuant to § 2.2-4103 of the Code of Virginia, 29 CFR Part 1910 (Occupational Safety and Health Standards) is declared a document generally available to the public and appropriate for incorporation by reference. For this reason, these documents will not be printed in the Virginia Register of Regulations. A copy of each document is available for inspection at the Department of Labor and Industry, Main Street Centre, 600 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, and in the office of the Registrar of Regulations, 900 East Main Street, 11th Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Statement of Final Agency Action: On June 14, 2018, the Safety and Health Codes Board adopted federal OSHA's Code of Federal Regulations correction, reinstating paragraph (n) of the Vinyl Chloride Standard for General Industry, as published in 83 FR 11413 on March 15, 2018, with an effective date of September 15, 2018.

Federal Terms

VOSH Equivalent

29 CFR

VOSH Standard

Assistant Secretary

Commissioner of Labor and Industry



March 15, 2018

September 15, 2018

VA.R. Doc. No. R18-5549; Filed June 27, 2018, 10:35 a.m.