Archive Page for all Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) Related Material

ETS Reference Materials Archive Page

For the next 6 months we will be issuing violations under the ETS to companies for inspections opened on or before January 26th. This page has been created and will be maintained for dealing with citations made under the period of time that the ETS was in place. There may be confusion for a time as the final standard has been renumbered/re-lettered in places so the two standards do not always match up provision for provision. Maintaining the archive materials should help in resolving discrepancies between the two.


Final Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) Adopted at the July 15th, 2020 Continued Emergency Meeting

News Release

Outreach and Training Material Page

Archive ETS 16VAC25-220 Text of Regulation  English  Spanish

Training Certification Form

Nine Steps to Achieve COVID-19 ETS Compliance

ETS Frequently Asked Questions 

16VAC25-220 Training Powerpoint 

Medium Risk Level Training Presentation  English  Spanish

Hazard Assessment  English  Spanish  Portuguese  Korean  French  Japanese

Infectious Disease Plan Template  English  Spanish  Portuguese  Korean  French  Japanese


Lower Risk Training 

Toolbox Talks   English  Spanish  Portuguese  Korean  French  Japanese

Virginia Adopts First-in-the-Nation Workplace Safety Standards for COVID-19 Pandemic – July 15, 2020

Governor Ralph Northam today announced the adoption of Statewide Emergency Workplace Safety Standards governors page in response to the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Notification of Intent to Adopt Standard Page