Update - Legislation 2004
Click here for
the latest information on session activity in both houses, DOLI Legislation
and Agency Policies.
Virginia Hones a NASCAR Protégé in the Motor Sport Industry
Justin Helms, the youngest engine builder on the NASCAR circuit and a
participant in the Virginia Voluntary Apprenticeship Program has shown
what educational training combined with on-the-job-training can accomplish.
more about Justin and the DOLI Apprenticeship Program.
Annual VOSH Conference
There is still time! Space is still available to register for the Ninth
Annual Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Conference. The conference
is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry and will
be held June 16-18, 2004 at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center,
Roanoke, Virginia. For an agenda and registration form click
Safety and Health Codes Board Meeting and Public
The Safety and Health Codes Board meeting and a public hearing were
held at the State Corporation Commission on Wednesday, April 2, 10:00
a.m. at 1300 East Main Street, Courtroom A, Second Floor, Richmond. Click
for the meeting summary.
and Health Training
Visit the DOLI
website for a listing of VOSH Consultation Services training courses for
the second quarter of 2004. The Department of Human Resource Management,
The National Resource Center for OSHA Training - George Meany Center,
and the National Safety Council also offer training sessions. A partial
listing is on the DOLI website.
Know the Rules
As we near the end of the school year in Virginia, teenagers are beginning
to look for summer jobs. Each year, approximately 20,000 employment certificates
are issued to teenagers working in Virginia. In order to assist employers
hiring teenagers the Labor and Law Division of DOLI is providing information
regarding employment certificates and other child labor requirements.
Workplace Injury and Illness Rates in 2002
The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry recently reported the overall
nonfatal occupational injury and illness rate for Virginia in 2002. This
was the 32nd annual survey
of job-related injuries and illnesses conducted by the Virginia Department
of Labor and Industry in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics
(BLS), U.S. Dept. of Labor.
Seventh Annual Virginia
Worker's Compensation Seminar
Don't miss the Seventh Annual Virginia Workers' Compensation Seminar,
September 14 & 15, 2004 at the Holiday Inn Select, Koger South Conference
Center, Richmond. Registration materials will be posted on the VWC website
in June. If you are not on the mailing list and want to receive registration
information e-mail VWC at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 804-367-0038 and provide your name, company name, address, and
The following item has been reprinted from OSHA's Quick Takes. It may
have been edited for this publication.
Reschedules Cranes and Derricks Meeting
The Cranes and Derrick Negotiated Rulemaking Committee will hold its next
public meeting in Washington, D.C., May 4-7. The meeting was originally
scheduled for March 29. Click
here for more information.