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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor And Employment
Agency 15. Department of Labor And Industry
Chapter 30. Virginia Rules and Regulations Declaring Hazardous Occupations

16VAC15-30-130. Power-driven paper-products machine occupations.

The occupations of operating or assisting to operate power-driven paper-products machines, including, but not limited to, the following, are prohibited activities for minors under 18:

1. Arm-type wire stitcher or stapler, circular or band saw, corner cutter or mitering machines, corrugating single-facing or double-facing machine, envelope die-cutting press, guillotine paper cutter or shear, horizontal bar scorer, laminating or combining machine, sheeting machine, scrap-paper baler, or vertical slotter.

2. Platen die-cutting press, platen printing press, or punch press that involves hand feeding of the machine.

The occupations of setting up, adjusting, repairing, oiling, or cleaning these machines, including those that do not involve hand feeding, are prohibited for minors under 18.


The exemptions for properly certified apprentices and student-learners apply to this restriction.

Statutory Authority

§ 40.1-100 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR425-01-77 § 11, eff. October 15, 1979; rev. June 30, 1981; amended, Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 15, eff. April 29, 2010.

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