The Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Program updated the Kentucky Safety and Health on the Job posting. A new criteria was added under the “Employer Responsibility” clause; namely, employers must provide information and training on hazards in the workplace including all hazardous substances. Required training must be provided to all employees in a language and vocabulary they understand. A “Records” clause has also been added which states that employees may request copies of their medical records, tests that measures hazards in the workplace, as well as the injury and illness log from their employer. There are also minor wording changes throughout the posting. Additionally, Kentucky’s Governor and Secretary’s name have been removed from the updated posting and an updated revision date has been provided.
Effective date: 1/1/2016
The Osha4less.com Kentucky All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new mandatory change on the required postings.