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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor and Employment
Agency 25. Safety and Health Codes Board
Chapter 40. Standard for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Operator Certification
8/5/2020

16VAC25-40-20. Authority and Application.

A. This chapter is established in accordance with § 15.2-910 of the Code of Virginia for use by counties, cities and towns for the certification of boiler and pressure vessel operators.

B. This chapter shall apply to any person who engages in, or offers to engage in, for the general public for compensation, the operation or maintenance of a boiler or pressure vessel. All jurisdictions who choose to regulate the certification of boiler and pressure vessel operators shall utilize this standard for control of certification within the Commonwealth.

C. This chapter shall not affect licensing or inspection under any other provision of the Code of Virginia.

D. Localities shall forward a copy of their certification ordinance upon adoption or amendment to the board.

E. The Department of Labor and Industry will provide advisory opinions concerning interpretation and application of this chapter upon request.

F. This chapter shall not apply to any person who, in his capacity as an employee, is engaged in the operation or maintenance of a boiler or pressure vessel owned by his employer.

Statutory Authority

§§ 15.2-910 and 40.1-51.6 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR425-01-64 § 2, eff. January 17, 1990; amended, Volume 20, Issue 26, eff. October 15, 2004; Volume 29, Issue 22, eff. August 15, 2013.

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