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Hazard Alert When Using Hand Sanitizer!

Act with caution when using 80% alcohol‐based hand sanitizer. Before the liquid disinfectant has evaporated or dried there is a risk when touching metal surfaces which may accumulate static electricity which can serve as an ignition source, causing a flash fire.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Links

Please review our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources page

Governor’s Executive Order No. 61

Please review Governor Northam’s Executive Order No. 61  Phase 1 Business Sector Guidelines and the 25 Most Frequently Asked Questions on EO-53 regarding (COVID-19)

Canceled – Everybody Builds Virginia Apprenticeship Event

The Everybody Builds Virginia Apprenticeship Showcase will be taking place on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 from 4-7 PM at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center. You can register at the Eventbrite web site.

Safety and Health Codes Board Meeting

The next meeting of the Safety and Health Codes Board will be held on March 5th, 2020 at 10:00 AM in the Main Street Center Building, 12th floor South.

2019 Outstanding Apprentices

Congratulations to the 2019 Outstanding Apprentices in Virginia.

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Hours Worked on Paystubs

Effective January 1, 2020, §40.1-29.C. will require all employers, other than an employer engaged in agricultural employment, to provide the number of hours worked during the pay period on the employee’s paystub.(see full text here)

2018 Outstanding Apprentices

National Apprenticeship Month

Governor Ralph S. Northam, recognizes November 2019 as National Apprenticeship Month in our Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Trenching and Excavation

Trenching and Excavation work exposes workers to dangerous hazards. Contact the VOSH Consultation Program Director at for information about free services to help small employers understand excavation requirements.

FREE OSHA 10-Hour Class in Spanish

A FREE OHSA 10 Hour Training Class in Spanish will be offered November 14th and 15th, 2019, at the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 8300 Boone Boulevard, Suite 400, Tyson’s, VA, 22182. For details, follow the Registration Link.

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