News and Announcements

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.

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Coronavirus Alert

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Chinese authorities identified the new Coronavirus, which has resulted in confirmed human infections in China.

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 jennifer.rose@doli.virginia.gov 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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2019 Labor Day Proclamation

Use the following link to view Governor Northam’s 2019 Labor Day Proclamation.

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Heat Stress Illness and Prevention

Many workers spend some part of their working day in hot conditions which pose special hazards to safety and health. The following references aid in recognizing and evaluating Hazards in the Workplace.

 

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Upcoming Events

  1. 10 Hour Construction Course (in Spanish)

    February 27 @ 8:00 AM - February 28 @ 5:00 PM
  2. Safety and Health Codes Board Meeting

    March 5 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  3. VT SHARP Logger Core Program – Logging Safety Module

    March 6 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM