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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor and Employment
Agency 25. Safety and Health Codes Board
Chapter 60. Administrative Regulation for the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program
1/23/2020

16VAC25-60-230. Advance Notice.

Part V
Inspections

A. Where advance notice of an inspection has been given to an employer, the employer, upon request of the commissioner, shall promptly notify the authorized employee representative of the inspection if the employees have such a representative.

B. An advance notice of a safety or health inspection may be given by the commissioner only in the following circumstances:

1. In cases of imminent danger;

2. Where it is necessary to conduct inspections at times other than regular working hours;

3. Where advance notice is necessary to assure the presence of personnel needed to conduct the inspection; or

4. Where the commissioner determines that advance notice will insure a more effective and thorough inspection.

Statutory Authority

§ 40.1-22(5) of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR425-02-95 § 5.1, eff. July 1, 1994.

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