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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 21 : Labor

Chapter 003 : Safety

Subchapter 005 : Occupational Safety and Health

(Cite as: 21 V.S.A. § 222)
  • § 222. Application

    The VOSHA Code shall apply with respect to employers, employees, and employment in or at a work place in the State of Vermont, except that:

    (1) Standards applicable to products which are distributed or used in interstate commerce which are different from federal standards for such products shall not be promulgated under the VOSHA Code unless such standards are required by compelling local conditions and do not unduly burden interstate commerce.

    (2) Nothing in the VOSHA Code shall be construed to supersede or in any manner affect the workers’ compensation laws of this State pursuant to chapters 9 and 11 of this title, or enlarge or diminish or affect in any other manner the common law or statutory rights, duties, or liabilities of employers and employees under any law with respect to injuries, diseases, or death of employees arising out of, or in the course of employment. (Added 1971, No. 205 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1973, No. 214 (Adj. Sess.), § 12; 1981, No. 165 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)