Alaska Revises Safety and Health Protection on the Job Notice
Posted on August 4, 2022 byLaborLawCenter™
State Update Overview
|Date Updated||June 2022|
|Labor Law Update||The State of Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Law|
|What Changed||New penalty amounts for AKOSH violations|
|Mandatory or Non-Mandatory||Mandatory|
|Updated Poster||Alaska Labor Law Poster|
In June 2022, the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development published a revised Safety and Health Protection on the Job notice announcing new mandatory and optional penalties for violations of AKOSH regulations.
Alaska Occupational and Safety Law Update
- Mandatory penalties against employers of up to $14, 502 for each serious violation
- Optional penalties of up to $14,502 for any other violations
- Penalties of up to $14,502 per day possible for failure to correct violations within the proposed timeframe
- Willful or repeat violators may incur penalties of up to $145,027 for each violation
Alaska Labor Law Poster Update
All businesses within the State of Alaska must display the new Safety and Health Protection on the Job notice along with other state-mandated posting requirements where it is sufficiently accessible and viewable to all employees. This change has been reflected in our Alaska & Federal Labor Law Poster and does require an immediate mandatory update. Failure to meet compliance requirements and display the updated poster could result in fines.
Order the Alaska Labor Law Poster to immediately include this required update.
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