The Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards Board is a thirteen (13) member body chaired by the Secretary of the Labor Cabinet. The remaining twelve (12) members are appointed by the Governor to equally represent labor, the safety and health profession, management, and agriculture. Meeting at least once each year, the Board is empowered to adopt, amend, or revoke OSH standards. Notices of all meetings are advertised in newspapers throughout the state and are open to the public.

Secretary Larry L. Roberts
Representing Industry
Van Mitchell
Vaughn R. Plummer, Ph.D.
L. Diane Snow
 Representing Labor
Donna S. Haynes
Ron L. Lynch
Steven M. Stone
Representing the Safety and Health Profession
David Thomas Hart
Michael E. Neason
Donna M. Ringo
Representing Agriculture
Randy K. Chrisman 
Michelle Barnett
Patsy A. Poore
The Board met Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. EDST in the Breathitt Room at The Galt House, 140 North 4th Street, Louisville.  The Board considered:
      Amendments published in the January 22, 2013 Federal Register addressing occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories;
      Amendments published in the February 8, 2013 Federal Register correcting recent amendments based on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling;
     Amendments to a material handling in standard as published in the February 15, 2013 Federal Register;
     Amendments to the Bloodborne Pathogens standard as published in the April 3, 2012 Federal Register;
     Corrections and technical amendments to the Respiratory Protection, Mechanical Power Press, and scaffold specifications standards as published in the August 7, 2012 Federal Register;
     Amendments published in the June 22, 2012 Federal Register, corrected in the July 23, 2012 Federal Register, and confirmed in the November 16, 2012 Federal Register, that update references to national consensus standards for head protection; and
Amendments published in the April 23, 2013 Federal Register, that clarify the application of the cranes and derricks standard to underground construction and demolition work.
Previous Meetings

May 7, 2013



May 8, 2012

Agenda     Minutes


May 10, 2011

Agenda     Minutes


August 24, 2010

Agenda     Minutes

May 4, 2010
Agenda     Minutes
May 5, 2009
Agenda     Minutes
May 6, 2008
Agenda     Minutes
May 8, 2007
Agenda     Minutes
May 9, 2006
Agenda     Minutes
August 18, 2005
Agenda     Minutes
May 10, 2005
Agenda     Minutes

May 4, 2004

Agenda     Minutes 

Enabling Legislation
Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Program
1047 U.S. Highway 127 South, Suite 4
Frankfort KY  40601
Phone: (502) 564-3070
Fax: (502) 696-1902