Standard SARS-CoV-2 Prevention

Department of Labor and Industry logo16VAC25-220, VOSH Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention of the 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 standard was amended to the 16VAC25-220, VOSH Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention of the SARS-CoV-2 That Causes COVID-19 and adopted by the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board on Aug. 26, 2021. 

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:

COVID-19 Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Plan 09-2021

View the city's plan (PDF) 

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16VAC25-220, VOSH Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention of the SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19

(updated Aug. 26, 2021)

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