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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

16VAC15-30-170. Occupations in roofing operations.

All activities in roofing operations are prohibited. The term "roofing operations" shall mean all work performed in connection with the application of weather-proofing materials and substances such as tar or pitch, asphalt, prepared paper, tile, slate, metal, translucent materials, and shingles of asbestos, asphalt or wood to roofs of buildings or other structures. The term shall also include all work performed in connection with: (1) the installation of roofs, including related metal work such as flashing and (2) alterations, additions, maintenance, and repair, including painting and coating of existing roofs. In addition, the term shall include gutter and downspout work; the construction of the sheathing or base of roofs; the installation of television antennas, communications satellites, air conditioners, exhaust and ventilating equipment, or any similar appliances attached to roofs; and any similar work required to be performed on or about roofs including work performed on the ground.


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 § 15, eff. October 15, 1979; rev. June 30, 1981; amended, Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 15, eff. April 29, 2010.

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