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    Approval of Vermont State Standards

The Vermont State plan provides for the adoption of State standards which are at least as effective as comparable Federal standards promulgated under section 6, of the Act. By letters dated July 14, 1992 and August 20, 1992, from Dana J. Cole- Levesque, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Labor and Industry, to John B. Miles, Jr., Regional Administrator, and incorporated as part of the plan, the State standards identical to 29 CFR part 1910 and subsequent amendments thereto, as follows: 29 CFR 1910.1001, Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite; 29 CFR 1910.20, Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records; 29 CFR 1910.1000, Air Contaminants; 29 CFR 1910.1450, Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories; 29 CFR 1910.1030, Bloodborne Pathogens;29 CFR 1910, Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals, Explosive and Blasting Agents. These standards became effective on July 25, 1992, August 4, 1992 and June 4, 1992 pursuant to section 224 of State Law. Having reviewed the State submission in comparison with the Federal standards, it has been determined that the State standards are identical to the Federal standards, and are accordingly approved. This decision is effective October 20, 1992.