803 KAR 2:308. Personal protective equipment.

 

      RELATES TO: 29 C.F.R. 1910.132-1910.140

      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 and authorizes the chairman of the board to promulgate established federal standards without board approval if necessary to meet federal time requirements. 29 C.F.R. 1910.132 to 1910.140 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 by KRS 338.015(2).

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

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

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

      (6) "Standard" is defined by 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. 1910.140, and Appendices, revised July 1, 2016; and

      (2) The amendments to 29 C.F.R. 1910.140 as published in the November 18, 2016 Federal Register Volume 81, Number 223. (16 Ky.R. 690; eff. 12-15-1989; Am. 20 Ky.R. 2691; eff. 5-11-1994; 21 Ky.R. 109; eff. 9-12-1994; 2254; eff. 4-20-1995; 23 Ky.R. 1705; eff. 12-13-1996; 3929; eff. 7-17-1997; 25 Ky.R. 1155; eff. 1-19-1999; 31 Ky.R. 224; 568; eff. 9-15-2004; 31 Ky.R. 224; 568; 1589; 1816; eff. 5-26-2005; 33 Ky.R. 3050; eff. 6-1-2007; 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. 10-7-2011; 40 Ky.R. 142; eff. 10-4-2013; 2828; eff. 9-5-2014; 42 Ky.R. 2957; eff. 9-2-2016; 43 Ky.R. 1271, 1562; eff. 3-31-2017.)