OSH Standards Board
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.
There are no upcoming meetings to display at this time.
The Board will consider the following items:
- October 5, 2015 Federal Register correcting amendments related to the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution standards and electrical protective equipment;
- March 1, 2016 Federal Register correcting a definition in the flammable liquids standard;
- the final rules published in the March 25, 2016 Federal Register amending the existing requirements for occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica, and revising eye and face protection standards and updating references to national consensus standards; and
- amendments to 803 Kentucky Administrative Regulation 2:412, Fall Protection.
In addition, any standard, rule, or regulation published in the Federal Register after notice of this hearing may be addressed.
Prior to the meeting date, interested persons may submit comments in writing to the Kentucky Labor Cabinet, Office of OSH Federal-State Coordinator, 1047 US HWY 127 South, Suite 4, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, or in person at the meeting.