The Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Review Board hears and decides
appeals of citations, penalties, and abatement dates issued by the
enforcement staff of the Occupational
Safety and Health Section pursuant to the Alaska Occupational
Safety and Health Act. The Board was created in 1973 under AS 18.60.057
of the Act, and its procedural regulations are contained in 8 AAC
61.160 – 8 AAC 61.220.
The Board consists of three members appointed by the Governor for
staggered four-year terms. One member represents labor, one member
represents industry, and one member represents the public. The Board
chair is designated by the Governor.
The Board meets quarterly to hear contested cases. The Board is
assisted by a hearing officer who presides over contested cases,
rules on procedural and evidentiary matters, and prepares decisions
and orders for the Board.
To contact the Board:
Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
1111 West 8th Street
P.O. Box 111149
Juneau, AK 99811-1149
Phone (907) 465-2709
Fax (907) 465-2784