803 KAR 2:316. Welding, cutting, and brazing.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 338.051(3), 338.061, 29 C.F.R. 1910.251 -1910.255

      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 and promulgate occupational safety and health administrative regulations necessary to accomplish the purposes of KRS Chapter 338. 29 C.F.R. 1910.251 to 1910.255 establishes the federal requirements relating to welding, cutting, and brazing. This administrative regulation establishes the welding, cutting, and brazing 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 in KRS 338.015(2).

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

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

      (7) "U.S. Department of Labor" means Kentucky Labor Cabinet, U.S. 127 South, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, 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 requirements published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Services, General Services Administration:

      (1) 29 C.F.R. 1910.251-1910.255, revised July 1, 2011; and

      (2) The revisions to 29 C.F.R. 1910.252 as published in the March 26, 2012 Federal Register, Volume 77, Number 58.

As approved by the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. (16 Ky.R. 698; eff. 12-15-89; Am. 17 Ky.R. 1851; eff. 1-6-91; 23 Ky.R. 1720; eff. 12-13-96; 25 Ky.R. 1159; eff. 1-19-99; 33 Ky.R. 1721; 2301; eff. 3-9-2007; 35 Ky.R. 1300; 1757; eff. 3-6-09; 37 Ky.R. 151; 10-1-2010; 38 Ky.R. 2025; eff.8-31-2012.)