Emergency Temporary Standard: SARS-CoV-2 Prevention

Department of Labor and Industry logo16VAC25-220 Emergency Temporary Standard Infectious Disease Prevention:

SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19

C. Ray Davenport, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, announced July 27, 2020, that the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program has published the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board's Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Infectious Disease Prevention: SARSCoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19, 16VAC25-220. The ETS was published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on July 27, 2020, and became effective immediately.

CDC Recommended Disinfectants

List N: Disinfectants for Coronavirus (COVID-19): See the list of products the Centers for Disease Control says will kill the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, when used properly. 

Education is key! Please hang the following posters around your workstations and other areas:

16VAC25-220 Emergency Temporary Standard Infectious Disease Prevention Information

COVID-19 Emergency 16VAC25-220-80 Training

COVID-19 Workplace Hazard Assessment Information