Alaska Training laws & safety compliance analysis

Alaska Training : What you need to know

Alaska has adopted hazard communication training rules that are stricter than federal rules.  Alaska follows federal training requirements for all other topic areas.

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8 AAC 61.1110(f)(4)

An employer must provide employees with information and training on physical agents in their work area at the time of their initial assignment and whenever a new physical agent is introduced.

"Physical agent" means heat stress, cold stress, hand-arm (segmental) vibration, ionizing radiation, lasers, noise, radio frequency and microwave radiation, or ultraviolet radiation that exceeds the threshold established in the 1995-1996 edition of "Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and Biological Exposure Indices in the Work Environment" published by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.

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