Kan. Admin. Regs. § 21-34-13 - Direct threat; criteria for determination

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) The determination that an individual with a disability poses a "direct threat" shall be based on an individualized assessment of the individual's present ability to safely perform the essential functions of the job. This assessment shall be based on a reasonable medical judgment that relies on the most current medical knowledge, on the best available objective evidence, or both.
(b) In determining whether an individual would pose a direct threat, the factors to be considered include:
(1) the duration of the risk;
(2) the nature and severity of the potential harm;
(3) the likelihood that the potential harm will occur; and
(4) the imminence of the potential harm.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 21-34-13
Authorized by K.S.A. 44-1004; implementing K.S.A. 44-1009, as amended by L. 1991, Chapter 147, Section 6; effective, T-21-3-27-92, March 27, 1992; effective April 27, 1992.

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