Adoption of OSHA Standards and Policies
The Kentucky OSH Program, under the statutory authority of KRS Chapter 338 and through a state plan approved by the U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, maintains authority for enforcement, on-site consultation, standards promulgation, and training services related to workplace safety and health.  Therefore, the Kentucky OSH Program may or may not adopt federal standards or policies.  Employers and employees may contact the Kentucky OSH Program at (502) 564-3070 to determine if the Kentucky OSH Program comports with federal standards or policies.
 
 
 
 
Pursuant to 803 KAR 2:600 - Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Agriculture, all employers, employees, and places of employment engaged in agricultural operations must comply with 29 CFR Part 1928, except employers excluded by KRS 338.021.
 
Kentucky has relinquished jurisdiction for the issues related to Field Sanitation (29 CFR 1928.110) and Temporary Labor Camps (29 CFR 1910.142) in agriculture except for agricultural temporary labor camps associated with egg, poultry or red meat production, or the post-harvest processing of agricultural or horticultural commodities. In Kentucky, the Employment Standards Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, has assumed responsibility for enforcement of these OSHA standards.
 
 


Kentucky Agriculture Regulations

803 KAR 2:600

This unofficial posting contains only Kentucky specific standards and Kentucky specific amendments to OSHA standards.

The reader should refer to thsi posting to determine whether any state specific language exists that supercedes OSHA requirements.

Federal Agriculture Regulations
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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