In accordance with 1952.273(a), amendments to the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Act were
passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor on April 3, 1974.
In accordance with 1952.273(c), rules governing the operation of the Occupational Safety and Health
Review Board have been adopted, under section 230 of the Vermont Act, effective January, 1974.
in accordance with 29 CFR 1952.273(f), the Vermont Standards Advisory Council was established in
In accordance with 29 CFR 1952.273(g), the following developmental steps have been
The health and safety enforcement program in the State of Vermont including enforcement of the
State's occupational safety and health standards and regulations, was implemented on November 12, 1973.
The Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board has been in operation since October 1973,
under rules and regulations formally promulgated on February 4, 1974 and approved on December 16, 1974 (39 FR 44201, December 23, 1974).
Recordkeeping and reporting requirements, as approved on October 1, 1973 (38 FR 28658), were
implemented for both the private and public sectors on November 12, 1973.
Written procedures for coordination between Vermont's Division of Occupational Safety and Division
of Occupational Health were formulated in June 1975, and revised in September 1975.
In accordance with the requirements of 1952.10 the Vermont Safety and Health Poster for private and
public employees as amended by the attachment informing the public of its right to complain about State program administration, was approved by the
Assistant Secretary on February 9, 1977.
In accordance with 29 CFR 1952.273(b), the State has developed a Field Operations Manual which defines
the procedures and guidelines to be used by the Vermont compliance staff in carrying out the goals of the program and other local government
workplaces and which has been approved by the Assistant Secretary on February 22, 1977.
In accordance with 29 CFR 1952.273(d), the State has developed and implemented a State Agency Program
by July 1, 1974 and a Public Agency (local and municipal) Enforcement Program by November 12, 1973, which has been approved by the Assistant Secretary
on February 22, 1977.
In accordance with 29 CFR 1952.273(e), the State of Vermont has developed and implemented its voluntary
Compliance Program, including a training program for employers and employees, by February 1974, which has been approved by the Assistant Secretary as
completion of developmental step on February 22, 1977.
In accordance with 29 CFR 1902.34, the Vermont occupational safety and health plan was certified,
effective as of the date of publication on March 4, 1977, as having completed all developmental steps specified in the plan (as approved on October 1,
1973) on or before September 30, 1976.
[39 FR 44202, Dec. 23, 1974, as amended at 42 FR 2313, Jan. 11, 1977; 42 FR 9169, Feb. 15, 1977; 42 FR 10989, Feb. 25, 1977, 42 FR 12428,
Mar. 4, 1977]