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Virginia

Overview

Virginia

Twenty one states have are operating an approved occupational safety and health program. This program is operated by the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health.

The mission of the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program is to protect and promote the safety and health of Virginia's workers in their workplaces. The Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board establish Virginia Occupational Safety and Health regulations and standards, a regulatory board appointed by the Governor. The VOSH program operates within the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI). One of the strengths of Virginia's State Plan is that it strives for a balanced and integrated approach to ensuring safe and healthy workplaces. Safety and health compliance activities, which include Discrimination Services, are a large part of the program, but in addition Virginia has programs that protect employees while providing an opportunity for employers to work cooperatively with VOSH.

Applicable Agencies

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations State Consultation Program
To help employers better understand and voluntarily comply with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) standards, the Department of Labor and Industry provides On-Site Consultation services. This program helps employers identify and correct potential safety and health hazards. Priority is given to high hazard workplaces with 250 or fewer employees.

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Overview

Twenty-six states are covered entirely by the federal OSHA program.

The mission of the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program is to protect and promote the safety and health of Virginia's workers in their workplaces. The Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board establish Virginia Occupational Safety and Health regulations and standards, a regulatory board appointed by the Governor. The VOSH program operates within the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI). One of the strengths of Virginia's State Plan is that it strives for a balanced and integrated approach to ensuring safe and healthy workplaces. Safety and health compliance activities, which include Discrimination Services, are a large part of the program, but in addition Virginia has programs that protect employees while providing an opportunity for employers to work cooperatively with VOSH.

Applicable Agencies

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations

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