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Obtain a Youth Employment Certificate

All 14-15 year old workers are required to obtain an Employment Certificate prior to performing any work.

Youth workers (14-15 years old) must obtain an Employment Certificate prior to performing any work. The process is initiated by the youth, forwarded to the employer and finalized by the youth’s legal guardian.

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File a VOSH complaint

Report hazards at your worksite to VOSH.

Virginia laws give employees the right to file complaints about workplace safety and health hazards with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program.

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Request a VOSH Consultation

VOSH Consultation services assists small businesses with compliance of the VOSH standards.

VOSH Consultation services provide free training and safety program development to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses.

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Become a Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor

Recruit, train, mentor, and retain your talent pool through Apprenticeship. 

Interested in growing and training your staff? Sign up as a Registered Apprenticeship sponsor to train and retain your staff.

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Download Required Workplace Posters

Required state and federal posters for Virginia businesses.

Download or request paper copies of required state and federal workplace posters.

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Pay your Boiler Inspection Certificate

Pay your boiler inspection certificate invoice online.

Pay your boiler inspection certificate invoice online. You will need your invoice number and Virginia registered object number to proceed.

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Jul 31 2023

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry receives federal grant funds to expand Registered Apprenticeship

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) has been awarded a State Apprenticeship Expansion Formula (SAEF) grant by the U.S....
Jul 20 2023

We are hiring!

Are you looking for a career where you can positively contribute to the safety of working Virginians? DOLI is hiring motivated career-oriented...
Jun 30 2023

Legislative Changes Virginia Employment and Child Labor Laws

RICHMOND, VA – Effective July 1, 2023, legislation passed by the General Assembly during the 2023 session will go into effect, which alter existing...
Jun 26 2023

Keeping Workers Safe in the Heat!

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Jun 06 2023

Notice of the Expiration of 16VAC15-60-10 (“Training Wage”)

The extension of Emergency Regulation 16VAC15-60. Regulation Governing On-The-Job Training Programs or Other Training Programs expired effective...
Apr 28 2023

Governor Youngkin Recognizes Virginia Workers’ Memorial Day

Commissioner Gary G. Pan announced today that Governor Glenn Youngkin has issued a proclamation recognizing April 28, 2023, as Worker Memorial Day...
Feb 27 2023

OSHA Bulletin No. 12 – Temporary Worker Initiative

Link to view Guidance Document: OSHA Bulletin No. 12 - Temporary Worker Initiative
Jan 17 2023

Notice of the Average Weekly Wage for 2023

Pursuant to Va. Code § 40.1-28.7:8, the term “Low-wage employee” as applied to covenants not to compete has been calculated by the Virginia...
Jan 10 2023

2023 VOSH Training Conference

The VOSH Safety and Health Conference, March 29-31, 2023,  provides low-cost training for employers and employees in Virginia. Attendees have the...
Jan 05 2023

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry and HITT Contracting Partner for Registered Apprenticeship Program

FALLS CHURCH, VA, January 4, 2023 — At the culmination of Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin’s inaugural apprenticeship month, HITT Contracting, Inc....

You may pay for your inspection certificate invoice online. Accepted methods of payment include:

  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Electronic Check (E-Check)
  • Electronic Transfer (EDI)
  • Money Order
  • Cash IS NOT accepted

If you wish to pay by credit card or e-check, you will need certain information from your invoice, including invoice number and the Virginia number (VA number) of one of the objects. The VA number can be found on the table that appears on the invoice. You will only need to provide one VA number, even if your invoice lists several object numbers.

For all other methods of payment, please follow the instructions on the invoice and the remittance form you received.