LABOR CABINET

Department of Workplace Standards

Division of Occupational Safety and Health Compliance

Division of Occupational Safety and Health Education and Training

(As Amended at ARRS, August 11, 2015)

 

803 KAR 2:421. [Adoption of]29 C.F.R. Part 1926.950-968.

 

RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 338, 29 C.F.R. 1926.950 968

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 338.051(3), 338.061

NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 338.051(3) and 338.061 authorize the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board to promulgate occupational safety and health rules, administrative regulations, and standards. This[The following] administrative regulation contains those standards to be enforced by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health Compliance in the area of construction.

 

Section 1. Definitions. (1) "Assistant Secretary" means Secretary, Labor Cabinet, or Commissioner, Department of Workplace Standards, Labor Cabinet.

(2) "C.F.R." means Code of Federal Regulations.

(3) "Employee" is defined by KRS 338.015(2).

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

(5) "Standard" means "occupational safety and health standard" as defined by KRS 338.015(3).

 

Section 2. Except as modified by the definitions established in 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 Services, General Services Administration:

(1) 29 C.F.R. 1926.950-1926.967, effective[revised as of] July 1, 2014;[2013; and]

(2) The amendments to Subpart V of 29 C.F.R. 1926 as published in the September 24, 2014 Federal Register, Volume 79, Number 185; and

(3) The amendments to Subpart V of 29 C.F.R. 1926 as published in the May 4, 2015 Federal Register, Volume 80, Number 85[April 11, 2014 Federal Register, Volume 79, Number 70].

 

LARRY L. ROBERTS, Chairman

APPROVED BY AGENCY: June 11, 2015

FILED WITH LRC: June 12, 2015 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.