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.
Kentucky exercises jurisdiction over public sector maritime operations only.  Private sector maritime operations are under federal jurisdiction. 
OSHA's maritime regulations are adopted in Kentucky without amendment at 803 KAR 2:500.




Federal Regulations
29 CFR PART 1915: Occupational Safety and Health Standards in Shipyard Employment
29 CFR PART 1917: Marine Terminals
29 CFR PART 1918: Safety and Health Standards for Longshoring
29 CFR PART 1919: Gear Certifications
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