Alaska PPE - General laws & safety compliance analysis

Alaska PPE - General: What you need to know

Alaska has adopted the federal safety and health regulations for personal protective equipment in general industry workplaces by reference (8 AAC 61.1010). The state has adopted additional requirements for respirators that are stricter than federal rules.

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See the state Respiratory Protection topic for more information.

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.

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