Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

KAR 22-24-17

Summary Title

Workers' Compensation: Hazardous Material Response Team


A member of a hazardous material response team will be considered a public employee and is entitled to workers' compensation if they are injured or killed while performing their duties.

Full Title

Workers' Compensation

Full Text

For the purposes of workers compensation coverage, each member of each emergency response team shall at all times be considered an employee of the public or nonpublic entity contracting with the state fire marshal to provide emergency response team services.