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Wed. 3 Mar, 2021

The Rules of COVID-19 Management: Understanding Virginia’s Permanent Workplace Health and Safety Standards

Wed. 3 Mar, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of COmmerece would like to invite you to The Rules of COVID-19 Management: Understanding Virginia’s Permanent Workplace Health and Safety Standards.

Last July, Virginia adopted first-in-the-nation workplace standards to protect employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those standards have now become permanent and include several key changes, along with important requirements for employers to train employees and develop response plans.

Join attorneys Hunter Byrnes and Steven Gould of Byrnes Gould Law to learn more about what your organization must do to comply with the permanent standards and protect your employees.





Hunter Byrnes is a partner and co-founder of Byrnes Gould Law in Danville.  The firm focuses on business issues, including employment law and commercial litigation, and strives to build relationships with its clients to better anticipate the ever-changing needs of the business world.  He regularly advises employers and employees on statutes and regulations, contracts, human resources, unemployment, employee handbooks, and best practices.  Hunter previously served as General Counsel and Vice-President of Infinity Global after working for the law firms of Hunton & Williams and Clement Wheatley.  He is licensed by the Virginia and North Carolina State Bars and regularly appears in State and Federal courts in both states.  Hunter received his law degree from the University of Virginia and is a proud member of the Board of Directors for the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce.

Steven Gould is a principal with the Danville firm Byrnes Gould Law and focuses his practice on employment law, estate planning, civil litigation, and assisting clients who interact with Virginia’s state agencies and regulatory boards.  He is a former member and vice chairman of the Danville School Board and is currently a member of the Longwood University Board of Visitors.  He is an active member of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Law Foundation and on the Pro Bono Committee of the Supreme Court of Virginia’s Access to Justice Commission.  Prior to attending law school, Steven – a Danville native – served for five years as a policy adviser in the Office of the Governor in Richmond, where he focused his work on economic and workforce development, agriculture, housing, and executive clemency.  He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Virginia School of Law.


Tue. 9 Mar, 2021

What you need to know about the COVID-19 Final Permanent Standard

Tue. 9 Mar, 2021 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Final Permanent Standard

Tuesday, March 9th 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM EST - $249 pp

The Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board adopted §16VAC25-220, Final Permanent Standard for Infectious Disease Preventionof the SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19 on January 13, 2021. It went into effect on January 27, 2021. Compliance with the FPS is required by March 26, 2021.

In order to help Virginia manufacturers reach compliance by the March 26 deadline, GENEDGE is collaborating with the Virginia Manufacturers Association's Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) in hosting a March 9th workshop led by industry expert David Crawford.

Register now as the last day to register is March 5th.



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