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Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 207
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: 804.371.2327
Fax: 804.371-6524

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New Icon The Department of Labor and Industry has issued a Press Release on recent accidents and fatalities that have occurred at Goodyear in both 2015 and 2016.
  New Icon Governor McAuliffe pushes Workplace Safety after surge in fatalities this year.
  Virginia BESTBuilding Excellence in Safety, Health and Training, a strategic partnership between the VOSH program and the Associated General Contractors of Virginia designed to encourage and recognize AGCVA members who voluntarily implement highly effective safety and health management systems.
  Fatalities in 2016 - Commissioner C. Ray Davenport urges greater vigilance on occupational safety and health protections after 29 Virginia workers die of job-related injuries and illnesses through the end of July, 2016. For more information click here. The VOSH Safety Alert Video can be found here.
Zika Virus
  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are monitoring the Zika Virus outbreak spreading through Central and South America, Mexico, and parts of the Caribbean.
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Heat Stress - Many people are exposed to heat on the job, outdoors or in hot indoor environments. Click here to learn more about occupational heat exposure.

2016 VOSH Conference

The 21st Annual VOSH Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Hampton Roads – Hotel Spa & Convention Center during October 17 – 21, 2016. The 2016 Conference Brochure is now available with information on registration, lodging, and the conference agenda. Check back soon for more details.

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  Payment of Wage - Download a claim form here to review your options.
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  DOLI Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announces a new policy on Labor Law Employment Records Requests to address wage theft.
Commissioner Interview
  This Week in Richmond - April 22, 2016 with guest C. Ray Davenport, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry.
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  Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Asphyxiation Hazard. A potential asphyxiation hazard exists when carbon dioxide is used for carbonation in the food service industry. High concentrations of CO2, which displaces oxygen, can result in death in less than 15 minutes. For more information download the CO2 Handout.
Apprenticeship Executive Order

Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order advancing Apprenticeships in Virginia - Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Order Number 49 on expanding registered apprenticeships in Virginia at the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Workforce Conference in Richmond.

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  Questions about Worker Misclassification? Please visit the DOLI Resource Page, the Federal Department of Labor Resource Page or the Virginia Employment Commission page.
Worker Misclassification

On June 2nd, 2015, the Commissioner of Labor and Industry announced a new Policy Memorandum to address Worker Misclassification in Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Cases. Click Here for the Public Service Announcement and be sure to visit our new Employee Misclassification page for more information.

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“A New Look at Registered Apprenticeship"…Learn more


Virginia Reporting Requirements and Enforcement Policy are effective July 1, 2016.

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  See how your business can Benefit from Registered Apprenticeship. Is a Registered Apprenticeship an Option for You?
Ethics Policy
  New Icon Code of Ethics Summary - An outline of agency guidelines for decision making.
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Labor and Industry Expenditures - Access the APA Database for Labor and Industry expenditures.

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Virginia Department of Labor and Industry - Headquarters: Main Street Centre Bldg. 600 East Main Street, Suite 207, Richmond, Virginia 23219-4101
Telephone Number - Office: 804.371.2327 TDD: Fax: 804.371-6524 - Our Hours are from 8:15 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday