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Alaska Free Printable Labor Law Posters Posters Alaska Safety and Health Protection on the Job Poster Required

 Safety and Health Protection on the Job Poster PDF

The Safety and Health Protection on the Job Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Alaska Department Of Labor and Workforce Development. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Alaska, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.

Updated 6/2022. This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place and describes what actions employees can take if unsafe or unhealthful conditions exist within the workplace and what standards employers have to go by with regard to health and safety. There are also possible penalties for violations and failures to correct violations to health or safety codes within a certain period of time. Must be printed on two sheets and the pages must be taped or pasted together to form an 11" x 17" poster.

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ALASKA LAW AS 18.60.010 to .105 – provides safety and health protection for workers through promotion of safe and healthful working conditions 
throughout the State. Requirements of the law include the following: 
EM	PLOYERS:	 	Each employer shall furnish to each of his employees, 	employment,	 and a place of employment free from recognized hazards that 	
are causing or are likely to cause death or serious harm to his employees;  and shall comply with occupational safety and h ealth 
standards issued under the law.	
 	 	EMPLOYEES:	 	Each employee shall comply with all occupational safety and health standards, rules, 	regulations,	 and orders issued under the law 	
that apply to his own actions and conduct on the job.   
The Alaska Department 	of Labor and Workforce Development has the primary responsibility for administering the law. It issues 	
occupational safety and health standards, and its Compliance Officers conduct job site inspections to ensure compliance with the 
 	 	INSPECTION:	 	Th	e law requires that a representative of the employer and a representative authorized by the employees be given an opportunity t	o 	
accompany the Compliance Officer for the purpose of aiding the inspection.  Pursuant to AS 18.60.087, time spent by an employ ee 
a iding the inspection shall be considered as time worked, and the employee shall be compensated accordingly.  
Where there is no authorized employee representative, the Compliance Officer must consult with a reasonable number of employe es 
concerning safety  a nd health conditions in the workplace.	
Employees or their representatives have the right to file a complaint in writing with the nearest Alaska Department of Labor 	and 	
Workforce Development office requesting an inspection if they be lieve unsafe or unhealthful conditions exist in their workplace. Their 
names will be withheld upon request.  
Employees and their representatives have a right to call an inspector’s attention to possible violations in writing or orally .  
The law provides th at employees may not be discharged or discriminated against in any way for filing safety and health complaints or 
otherwise exercising their rights under the law.	
Pursuant to AS 18.60.089, an employee may not be 	discharged or 	discriminated against 	because	 they filed a complaint, instituted, or 	
caused to be instituted a pr oceeding related to the enforcement of occupational safety  and health standards, or has testified or is 
e xpected to testify in a proceeding related to oc cupational safety  and health. An  employee 	
who believes they have been 	
discriminated against may file a complaint with the nearest OSHA and/or Alaska Occupat ional Safety and Health office within 30 days 
of the alleged discrimination . 	
CITATION:	 	If upon inspect	ion	, the Compliance Office	r believes an employer has violated the law, a citation alleging such violations will be issued 	
to the employer. Each citation will specify a time period within which the alleged violation must be corrected.   
The citation must be prominently displayed at or near the place of alleged violation for five days, or until it is corrected, whichever is 
later, to warn employees of dangers that may exist there.  
The law provides for mandatory penalties against employers o	f up to $	15,625	.00	 for each ser	ious violation and for optional penalties 	
of up to $15,6 25 .00  for other violations.  Penalties of up to $1 5,625 .00 per day may be proposed for failure to correct violations within 
the proposed time period. Also, any employer who willfully or repeatedly violates the law may be assessed penalties of up to 
$ 156 ,259.00  for each violation.  Current penalty supplements may be found here:  https://labor.alaska.gov/lss/program_directives.htm.  
Criminal penalties are also provided for in the law.  Any willful violation resulting in death of an employee upon conviction  is 
punishable  by a fine not more than $10,000 or by impr isonment for not more than 6 months, or by both.  Conviction of an employer 
after a first conviction doubles these maximum penalties.  
While providing penalties for violations, the law also en	courages efforts by labor and management, b	efore an inspection, to reduce 	
injuries and illnesses arising out of employment.   
The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development encourages employers and employees to reduce workplace hazards 
voluntarily and to develop and improve safety and heal th programs in all workplaces and industries.  
Such cooperative action would initially focus on the identification and elimination of hazards that could cause death, injury , or illness 
to employees and supervisors .  Upon request of an  employer, the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development will 
furnish a consultant who will inspect the premises and identify hazards without assessing penalties . 
Additional information and copies of the la	w, specific safety and health standards, and	 other regulations may be obtained from the 	
Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Labor Standards & Safety, Alaska Occupational Safety and 
Health at the addresses shown at the bottom of this page.  
Under a pl	an approved July 31, 	1973,	 by the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the 	
State of Alaska is providing job safety and health protection for workers throughout the State. OSHA will monitor the operation of this 
plan to assure that continued approval is merited. Any person may make a complaint regarding the State administration of this pl an 
directly  to the U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA, Region X, 300 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1280, Seattle, WA 98104, Phone (206) 757- 6700. 
For more information, employers, employees and concerned citizens may contact the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development,  
Labor Standards and Safety D ivision, Occupational Safety and Health, http:// labor.alaska.gov /lss/oshhome.htm.  	
♦  Consultation & Training   1 -800- 656-4972               	♦  Enforcement  1 -800- 770- 4940            	♦  24-hour OSH A hotline 1 -800- 321- 6742	 	
About toxic and hazardous substances and physical agents	 	
AS 18.60.068 requires this information be displayed in a prominent place on business premises.   
• 	Employers  must inform employees about the locat ions and nature of operations, which could result in exposure to toxic or hazardous substances or physical 
• 	Employers must train employees in the health effects of the toxic or hazardous substances and physical  agents to which they are exposed and in the 
purpose, proper use, and limitations of personal protective equipment.  	 	
• 	Employers must keep on file and make available during the work -shift,  Safety Data Sheets ( SDS) for each toxic or hazardous substance or phy sical agent to 
which employees may be exposed. Employers must remove employees from exposure to the substance or physical agent if an  SDS cannot be obtained and 
provided to employees within 15 calendar days of a request.	 	 	
The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development wil l provide assistance to employers in the form of  SDS program development aids, on- site 
program review, and safety seminars . 
1111 West 8	th Street, Suite 304	 	
P.O. Box 11 1149 
Juneau, AK 99811 -1149	
(907) 465- 4855 	
1251 Muldoon	 Ro	ad,	 Ste 109	 	
Anchorage, AK 99504	 	
(907) 269	-4940	 	
675 7	th Avenue, Station J	 	
Fairbanks, AK 99701- 4596 
(907) 451- 2890  
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(907) 451- 2888 	
AS 18.60.058 (a) requires	 that employers must notify	 either AKOSH or OSHA within eight 	
hours of an  in -pat ient hospitalization, loss of an eye, amputation, or fatality.  
           	AKOSH	 1-800	-770	-4940 	or 24	-hour OSHA hotline 1	-800	-321	-6742	 	   Rev.	 June 	2022

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