803 KAR 2:315. Hand and portable powered tools and other hand-held equipment

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Published: 2015

      803 KAR 2:315. Hand and portable powered

tools and other hand-held equipment.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 338.051, 338.061, 29

C.F.R. 1910.241 -910.246

      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.

1910.241 to 1910.246 establishes the federal requirements relating to hand and

portable powered tools and other hand-held equipment. This administrative

regulation establishes the hand and portable powered tools and other hand-held

equipment 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 by

KRS 338.015(2).

      (5) "Employer" is defined in

KRS 338.015(1).

      (6) "Standard" is defined in

KRS 338.015(3).

 

      Section 2. Except as modified by the

definitions in Section 1 of this administrative regulation and the requirements

in Section 3 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:

29 C.F.R. 1910.241-1910.246, revised July 1, 2008. (16 Ky.R. 697; eff.

12-15-89; Am. 23 Ky.R. 1719; eff. 12-13-96; 33 Ky.R. 1719; 2300; eff. 3-9-2007;

35 Ky.R. 1298; 1757; eff. 3-6-09; TAm  eff. 7-12-12.)
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