803 KAR 2:313. Materials handling and storage.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 338.051(3), 338.061, 29 C.F.R. 1910.176-1910.184

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 338.051(3), 338.061, 29 C.F.R. 1910

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 338.051 and 338.061 require the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board to adopt and promulgate occupational safety and health administrative regulations. The following administrative regulation establishes standards to be enforced by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health Compliance in the area of general industry.

 

      Section 1. Definitions Applicable to this Part. (1) "Act" means KRS Chapter 338.

      (2) "Assistant Secretary of Labor" means the Secretary of Labor, Commonwealth of Kentucky.

      (3) "Standard" is defined by KRS 338.015(3).

      (4) "U.S. Department of Labor" means the Kentucky Department of Labor or the 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. 1910.176 through 1910.184, revised July 1, 2011; and

      (2) The amendment to 29 C.F.R. 1910.177 as published in the December 27, 2011 Federal Register, Volume 76, Number 248.

 

      Section 3. If a truck that falls within the scope of 29 C.F.R. 1910.178 is equipped with vertical only, or vertical and horizontal controls elevatable with the lifting carriage or forks for lifting personnel, the following shall be required:

      (1) Use of a safety platform firmly secured to the lifting carriage or forks;

      (2) Means whereby personnel on the platform can shut off power to the truck; and

      (3) Protection from falling objects as necessary by the operating conditions. As approved by the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. (16 Ky.R. 695; eff. 12-15-89; Am. 17 Ky.R. 1849; eff. 1-6-91; 20 Ky.R. 2697; eff. 5-11-94; 23 Ky.R. 1714; eff. 12-13-96; 25 Ky.R. 2448; eff. 6-16-99; 26 Ky.R. 652; 1008; eff. 11-15-99; TAm eff. 8-9-2007; 38 Ky.R. 101; 597; eff. 10-7-11; 38 Ky.R. 2023; 39 Ky.R. 212; eff. 8-31-12.)