803 KAR 2:308. Personal protective equipment.

 

      RELATES TO: 29 C.F.R. 1910.132-1910.138

      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 adopt occupational safety and health administrative regulations. 29 C.F.R. 1910.132 to 1910.138 and Appendices establish the federal requirements relating to personal protective equipment. This administrative regulation establishes personal protective equipment standards to be enforced by the Department of Workplace Standards in general industry.

 

      Section 1. Definitions. (1) "C.F.R." means Code of Federal Regulations.

      (2) "Employee" is defined in KRS 338.015(2).

      (3) "Employer" is defined in KRS 338.015(1).

      (4) "Established federal standard" is defined in KRS 338.015(10).

      (5) "National consensus standard" is defined in KRS 338.015(9).

      (6) "Standard" is defined in KRS 338.015(3).

      (7) "U.S. Department of Labor" means Kentucky Labor Cabinet or U.S. Department of Labor.

 

      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. 1910.132 through 29 C.F.R. 1910.138, and Appendices, revised July 1, 2012;

      (2) The amendments to 29 C.F.R. 1910.134 as published in the August 7, 2012 Federal Register, Volume 77, Number 152; and

      (3) The amendments to 29 C.F.R. 1910.135 as published in the June 22, 2012 Federal Register, Volume 77, Number 121, corrected in the July 23, 2012 Federal Register, Volume 77, Number 141, and confirmed in the November 16, 2012 Federal Register, Volume 77, Number 222. (16 Ky.R. 690; eff. 12-15-89; Am. 20 Ky.R. 2691; eff. 5-11-94; 21 Ky.R. 109; eff. 9-12-94; 2254; eff. 4-20-95; 23 Ky.R. 1705; eff. 12-13-96; 3929; eff. 7-17-97; 25 Ky.R. 1155; eff. 1-19-99; 31 Ky.R. 224; 568; eff. 9-15-2004; 31 Ky.R. 224; 568; 1589; 1816; eff. 5-26-05; 33 Ky.R. 3050; eff. 6-1-07; 34 Ky.R. 2044; 2285; eff. 5-2-2008; 36 Ky.R. 165; 587; eff. 10-2-2009; 37 Ky.R. 149; 10-1-2010; 38 Ky.R. 97; eff. 10-7-11; 40 Ky.R. 142; eff. 10-4-2013.)