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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor and Employment
Agency 25. Safety and Health Codes Board
Chapter 160. Construction Industry Standard for Sanitation
1/23/2020

16VAC25-160-20. General Industry Standards Applicable to Construction Sanitation (29 CFR 1910.141).

The following requirements from 29 CFR Part 1910 (General Industry) have been identified as applicable to construction (29 CFR 1926.51, Sanitation), in accordance with their respective scope and definitions.

§ 1910.141 Sanitation

(a)(1) Scope. This section applies to all permanent places of employment.

(2) NOTE: Virginia does not adopt 29 CFR 1910.141(a)(2)(i)-(xi), which sets out definitions applicable to 29 CFR 1910.141. 29 CFR 1910.141(a)(2)(v) has been rescinded.

(v) NOTE: Rescinded as being inconsistent with the more stringent Virginia Standard for potable water (16VAC25-160-10).

NOTE: Virginia does not adopt 29 CFR 1910.141(a)(3) and (4).

(5). Vermin control. Every enclosed workplace shall be so constructed, equipped, and maintained, so far as reasonably practicable, as to prevent the entrance or harborage of rodents, insects, and other vermin. A continuing and effective extermination program shall be instituted where their presence is detected.

NOTE: Virginia does not adopt 29 CFR 1910.141(b) through (g)(1).

(g)(2) Eating and drinking areas. No employee shall be allowed to consume food or beverages in a toilet room nor in any area exposed to a toxic material.

NOTE: Virginia does not adopt 29 CFR 1910.141(g)(3) and (g)(4).

(h) NOTE: Rescinded as being inconsistent with the more stringent Virginia Standard.

Statutory Authority

§ 40.1-22(5) of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR425-02-72, eff. April 15, 1977; amended, eff. January 1, 1991, eff. October 1, 1991.

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