803 KAR 2:050. Scope.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 338

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS Chapter 13A

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: Pursuant to the authority granted the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board by KRS 338.051, this administrative regulation is adopted. The function of this administrative regulation is to identify the scope of the administrative regulations pertaining to Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health under KRS Chapter 338. Necessary for effective enforcement of the purposes and policies of the Occupational Safety and Health Act which is to insure so far as is possible, safe and healthful working conditions of Kentucky workers (KRS 338.011).

 

      Section 1. These administrative regulations shall apply to all employers, employees, and places of employment throughout the Commonwealth except the following:

      (1) Employees of the United States Government.

      (2) Employers, employees, and places of employment over which federal agencies other than the United States Department of Labor exercise statutory authority to prescribe or enforce standards or administrative regulations affecting occupational safety and health.

      (3) Nothing in these administrative regulations shall be construed to supersede or in any manner affect any workmen's compensation law or to enlarge or diminish or affect in any manner the common law or statutory rights, duties, or liabilities of employees, under any law with respect to injuries, diseases, or death of employees arising out of, or in the course of employment. (OSH 102; 1 Ky.R. 158; eff. 12-11-74; Am. 6 Ky.R. 589; eff. 7-2-80.)