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.

 Recordkeeping Notification

Employers with ten (10) or more employees are required to keep injury and illness information which must be posted in the workplace in a timely manner on the OSHA Form 300A.  The exception would be employers that have an exempted Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code.  Employers must review 2014 injury and illness information by the end of January and post the Form 300A in the workplace February 1 through April 30, 2015. 
As noted above, establishments in specific low hazard industries are not required to keep injury and illness records, unless specifically asked in writing by the Labor Cabinet to do so.   If there is uncertainty concerning a company’s official SIC designation, contact Kentucky’s Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, Office of Employment and Training at (502) 564-7456.  SIC information may be found here.
You may contact Ms. Kristi Redmon, CIH, CSP at (502) 564-3070 if you have any recordkeeping questions.


State Specific Requirements

 803 KAR 2:180 - Recordkeeping; Reporting; Statistics

  • This unofficial posting contains Kentucky specific accident, amputation, and hospitalization reporting requirements and establishes federal OSHA standards for recordkeeping and reporting.

 Information Bulletin regarding the Reporting of Workplace Fatalities, Amputations, and Hospitalizations

  • This document provides compliance assistance information to help understand and comply with the reporting requirements found in 803 KAR 2:180.

Federal Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting 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