Alaska Electrical Safety laws & safety compliance analysis

Alaska Electrical Safety: What you need to know

Alaska has adopted the federal workplace safety and health rules for electrical work in general industry workplaces, and has adopted additional provisions for safe work practices that are stricter than federal rules (8 AAC 61.1090).

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The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Occupational Safety and Health Section (AKOSH) administers and enforces workplace safety and health rules for private and public sector workplaces in the state.

8 AAC 61.1090

Employers are prohibited from performing rubber glove work on energized lines of 5,000 volts or greater from phase-to-phase or phase-to-ground.

Alaska follows federal electrical safety training requirements.

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