803 KAR 2:300. General.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 338.015, 29 C.F.R. 1910.3-1910.7, 1910.9

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 338.051(3), 338.061

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 338.051(3) requires the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board to promulgate occupational safety and health administrative regulations. 29 C.F.R. 1910.3-1910.7 and 1910.9 establish occupational safety and health standards found to be national consensus standards or established federal standards. This administrative regulation establishes the general standards to be enforced by the Department of Workplace Standards in general industry.

 

      Section 1. Definitions. (1) "Act" means KRS Chapter 338.

      (2) "Assistant Secretary of Labor" means Secretary, Labor Cabinet, or Commissioner, Department of Workplace Standards, Labor Cabinet.

      (3) "C.F.R." means Code of Federal Regulations.

      (4) "Employee" is defined by KRS 338.015(2).

      (5) "Employer" is defined by KRS 338.015(1).

      (6) "Established federal standard" is defined by KRS 338.015(10).

      (7) "National consensus standard" is defined by KRS 338.015(9).

      (8) "Secretary of Labor" means Secretary, Labor Cabinet, or Commissioner, Department of Workplace Standards, Labor Cabinet.

      (9) "Standard" means "occupational safety and health standard" as defined by KRS 338.015(3).

      (10) "U.S. Department of Labor" means U.S. Department of Labor or Kentucky Labor Cabinet, U.S. 127 South, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.

 

      Section 2. Except as modified by the definitions in Section 1 of this administrative regulation, general industry shall comply with the following federal regulations published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration:

      (1) 29 C.F.R. 1910.3-1910.7 and 1910.9, revised July 1, 2013; and

      (2) The revisions to 29 C.F.R. 1910.6 as published in the June 13, 2013 Federal Register, Volume 78, Number 114, and confirmed and corrected in the November 6, 2013 Federal Register, Volume 78, Number 215. (16 Ky.R. 683; eff. 12-15-89; Am. 2684; eff. 5-11-94; 23 Ky.R. 1687; eff. 12-13-96; 26 Ky.R. 643; 1004; eff. 11-15-99; 33 Ky.R. 1712; 2299; eff. 3-9-2007; 3499; 34 Ky.R. 28; eff. 8-6-07; 35 Ky.R. 1287; 1753; eff. 3-6-09; 36 Ky.R. 160; 586; eff. 10-2-2009; 1529; 2064-M; eff. 4-2-2010, 37 Ky.R. 144; 721; eff. 10-1-2010; 38 Ky.R. 2016; eff. 8-31-2012; 40 Ky.R. 138; eff. 10-4-2013; 2823; eff. 9-5-2014.)