803 KAR 2:408. Tools - hand and power.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 338, 29 C.F.R. 1926

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 338.051(3), 338.061, 29 C.F.R. 1926

      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 hand and power tool standards to be enforced by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health Compliance in the construction industry.

 

      Section 1. Definitions. (1) "Employee" is defined in KRS 338.015(2).

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

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

 

      Section 2. General industry shall follow the federal regulations incorporated by reference in Section 3 of this administrative regulation as modified by the definitions in Section 1 of this administrative regulation.

 

      Section 3. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by reference:

      (a) 29 C.F.R. 1926.300-1926.307 revised as of July 1, 2004; and

      (b) The revision to 29 C.F.R. 1910.268, as published in the June 8, 2004, Federal Register, Volume 69, Number 110.

      (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. Highway 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 Service, General Services Administration. (16 Ky.R. 1101; eff. 12-15-89; Am. 17 Ky.R. 3514; eff. 8-2-91; 20 Ky.R. 2715; eff. 5-11-94; 23 Ky.R. 1740; eff. 12-13-96; 31 Ky.R. 1598; 1819; eff. 5-26-05; TAm eff. 8-9-2007; TAm eff. 9-8-2011; TAm eff. 7-12-12.)