Department of Workplace Standards
Division of Occupational Safety and Health Compliance
Division of Occupational Safety and Health Education and Training
(As Amended at ARRS, July 8, 2014)
RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 338, 29 C.F.R. 1926.200-1926.203
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 338.051(3), 338.061, 29 C.F.R. 1926.200-1926.203
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 338.051(3) authorizes the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board to promulgate occupational safety and health administrative regulations. KRS 338.061(2) authorizes the board to incorporate by reference established federal standards and national consensus standards. This administrative regulation establishes standards to be enforced by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health Compliance in the construction industry.
Section 1. Definitions. (1)
"Administration" means the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health
Program, Frankfort, Kentucky.[
(2) "Area director" means
Director, Division of Occupational Safety and Health Compliance, Kentucky Labor
(3) "Assistant secretary"
means Secretary of Labor, Kentucky Labor Cabinet.[
(4) "U.S. Department of Labor" means Kentucky Labor Cabinet or U.S. Department of Labor.
Section 2. Except as modified by Section 1 of this administrative regulation, the construction 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. 1926.200-1926.203, revised July 1, 2013; and
(2) The revisions to 29 C.F.R.
1926.200-1926.202 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[
The construction industry
shall follow the federal regulations incorporated by reference in Section 3 of
this administrative regulation as modified by the definitions established in
Section 1 of this administrative regulation. Section 3. Incorporation by
Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by reference: (a) The revisions to 29 C.F.R.
1926.200, 1926.201, 1926.202, and Appendices, as published in the September 12,
2002, Federal Register, Volume 67, Number 177; and (b) 29 C.F.R. Part 1926, revised as
of July 1, 2002. (2) This material may be inspected,
copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Labor
Cabinet, Division of Occupational Safety and Health Education and Training,
1047 U.S. 127 South, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. (3) This material may also be
obtained from the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records
Services, General Services Administration].
LARRY L. ROBERTS, Chairman
APPROVED BY AGENCY: May 13, 2014
FILED WITH LRC: May 14, 2014 at 11 a.m.
CONTACT PERSON: Kristi Redmon, OSH Standards Specialist, Kentucky Department of Workplace Standards, 1047 U.S. HWY 127 South, Suite 4, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, phone (502) 564-3504, fax (502) 564-1682.