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PDF FinalPermanentStandardforInfectiousDiseasePrevention.pdf Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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16VAC25-220-10. Purpose, scope, and applicability.
A. This standard is designed to establish require-
ments for employers to control, prevent, and mitigate the
spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus
disease 2019 (COVID-19) to and among employees and
B. This standard is adopted in accordance with subdi-
vision 6 a of ยง 40.1-22 of the Code of Virginia and shall
apply to every employer, employee, and place of employ-
ment in the Commonwealth of Virginia within the jurisdic-
tion of the VOSH program as described in 16VAC25-60-20
and 16VAC25-60-30.
C. This standard is designed to supplement and
enhance existing VOSH laws, rules, regulations, and stan-
dards applicable directly or indirectly to SARS-CoV-2 virus
or COVID-19 disease-related hazards such as, but not
limited to, those dealing with personal protective equip-
ment, respiratory protective equipment, sanitation, acc

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