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Program Directives

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PD #
Description
Effective Date
High Hazard Targeting System (HHT)
June 15, 2021
Implementing OSHA’s Consultation Policies and Procedures Manual
Mar. 24, 2021
AKOSH Field Operations Manual
Jan. 28, 2021
FOM Penalties Supplement
Feb. 1, 2021
Enforcement Guidance for Cranes and Derricks in Construction
October 29, 2020
AKOSH Beryllium Construction and Shipyards
October 29, 2020
20-06 Final Rule on the Beryllium Standard for General Industry
August 5, 2020
20-05 Inspections Procedures for Respirable Crystalline Silica
August 5, 2020
20-04 National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Respirable Crystalline Silica
July 7, 2020
20-03 Voluntary Protection Programs Policies and Procedures Manual
May 28, 2020
Implementing OSHA’s National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Amputations in Manufacturing Industries
Jan. 29, 2020
FOM Penalties Supplement
Feb. 1, 2020
Implementing OSHA’s Final Rule on the Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illness under Alaska OSH jurisdiction
Feb. 25, 2019
Implementing OSHA’s Final Rule on the Standards Improvement Project
July 1, 2019
FOM Penalties Supplement
Feb. 1, 2019
Crane Operator Certification Requirements
Jan. 22, 2019
Local Emphasis Program to reduce and/or eliminate occupational safety and health hazards in construction industry in Alaska
Jan. 2, 2019
Report to the Commissioner for debarment from state contracts
Nov. 26, 2018
FOM Penalties Supplement
Nov. 9, 2018
Mandatory Training Program for AKOSH Whistleblower Investigators
Nov. 1, 2018
Local Emphasis Program to reduce and/or eliminate occupational safety and health hazards associated with the seafood processing industry in Alaska
Oct. 10, 2018
NEP Trenching and Excavation
Oct. 8, 2018
AKOSH Local Emphasis Program for Health Care Facilities
Oct. 1, 2018
Whistleblower Investigation Manual
July 10, 2018
Inspection Procedures for Hazard Communication Standard
Dec. 18, 2017
Enforcement Guidance for Cranes and Derricks in Construction
Dec. 12, 2017
PSM Covered Chemical Facilities National Emphasis Program
Dec. 12, 2017
Enforcement and Scheduling for Occupational Exposure to Workplace Violence
Dec. 12, 2017
Inspection Procedures for Respiratory Protection Standard
Sept. 27, 2016
Confined Space in Construction
March 2, 2016
AKOSH Training Program for Compliance Personnel
Nov. 23, 2015
Enforcement Procedures and Scheduling for Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis
March 16, 2016
Inspection Procedures for Accessing Communication Towers by Hoist
April 30, 2015
OSHA Strategic Partnership Program for Worker Safety and Health
April 25, 2014
Occupational Exposure to Isocyanates
Oct. 23, 2013
Inspection and Citation Guidance for Roadway and Highway Construction Work Zones
June 14, 2013
Communicating AKOSH Fatality Inspection Procedures to Victim’s Family
Aug. 6, 2012
Commercial Diving Operations
Dec. 23, 2011
AKOSH Enforcement Procedures at VPP and SHARP Sites
Nov. 17, 2011
Compliance Policy for Manufacture, Storage, Sale, Handling, use and Display of Pyrotechnics
Nov. 4, 2011
Enforcement Guidance for Personal Protective Equipment
Aug. 10, 2011
Compliance Guidance for Residential Construction
June 16, 2011
Medical Records Handling Protocol
Feb. 4, 2011
Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP)
Sept. 15, 2010
Cranes and Derricks in Construction
Nov. 8, 2010
Safety Standards for Steel Erection - Technical Amendment
May 17, 2010
AKOSH National Emphasis Program - Hexavalent Chromium
May 1, 2010
Revising Standards Referenced in the Acetylene Standard
Nov. 9, 2009
Updating OSHA Personal Protective Equipment Standards Based on National Consensus Standards
Oct. 9, 2009
Clarification of Employer Duty to Provide PPE and Train Employees
Feb. 16, 2009
AKOSH National Emphasis Program - Lead
Jan. 31, 2009
Control of Hazardous Energy
Aug. 11, 2008
Inspection Procedures for the Chromium (VI) Standards
July 24, 2008
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards
May 17, 2008
Employer Payment for Personal Protective Equipment
Feb. 1, 2008
Slide-locks: Enforcement Policy, Inspection Procedures and Performance Guidance Criteria
Oct. 26, 2007
Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Releases
Oct. 26, 2007
Implementation of Priority System for AKOSH Consultation Requests
Sept. 17, 2007
Clarification of 8 AAC 61.425 - Exemption from scheduled enforcement inspections; procedures used by consultants to address the requirements
Sept. 17, 2007
Cancellation of PD 91-06 Guidelines for First Aid Training Programs
June 29, 2007
AKOSH Alliance Program
April 17, 2007
AKOSH Partnership Program
April 17, 2007
Respiratory Protection Standard - Assigned Protection Factors
Nov. 22, 2006
Construction Worksite Targeting Procedures Plan
Dec. 13, 2006
Amendment & Appendix A to Hexavalent Chromium
Nov. 29, 2006
Corrections and technical amendments to Roll-Over Protective Structures
July 20, 2006
Corrections to Hexavalent Chromium
June 23, 2006
Amendment to Hexavalent Chromium
June 23, 2006
Chimney variance to companies engaged in building and maintenance on industrial chimneys
March 1, 2006
Corrections and Technical amendment to 1910 & 1926
April 12, 2006
Hexavalent Chromium
May 30, 2006
Roll-Over Protective Structures (ROPS)
Feb. 27, 2006
Steel Erection- slip resistance of skeletal structural steel
Jan. 18, 2006
SHARP small site pilot project extension & renewal
March 29, 2006
National Consensus Standards: Hazardous Materials; Flammable & Combustible Liquids; Temporary Labor Camp Gen. Environmental Controls; Guarding of Hand & Portable Powered Tools; Special Industries - Sawmills
Nov. 14, 2005
Needlestick: Safety devices & sharps for prevention of bloodborne pathogens in healthcare employees
July 15, 2005
OSHA E-Correspondence Policies and Procedures
June 24, 2005
Fatality / Catastrophe Inspection Procedures
April 14, 2005
Recordkeeping Policies and Procedures Manual
Dec. 30, 2004
Enforcement Exemptions and Limitations under the Appropriations Act
Dec. 8, 2004
Standards Improvement Project, Phase II - Hazardous Substances, Occupational Safety and Health, Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements
Jan. 5, 2005
Methylenedianiline (MDA) Standard for Construction
Jan. 5, 2005
REDON Fit Test Procedures
Oct. 22, 2004
Alaska relinquishes jurisdiction over certain military and USCG installations and certain Alaska Native Health Care Facilities
April 19, 2004
Commercial Diving Operations
March 18, 2004
Respiratory Protection for M. Tuberculosis
Dec. 31, 2003
Alaska Construction Health and Safety Excellence (AK-CHASE) Licensed Construction Contractors Partnership Project
March 25, 2004
SHARP Small Site Renewal Pilot Project
Nov. 7, 2003
Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements - Recordkeeping - Final Rule - requirement for recording MSDs removed
Jan. 1, 2004
Powered Industrial Trucks - revision to remove unenforceable mandatory provision re: truck vertical lifts per ANSI Std B56.1-1969
July 2, 2003
Rewrites existing req in clear language, reorg text, remove inconsistencies & duplications and renames 29 CFR 1910.33-.39 Subpart E - Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans & Fire Prevention Plans from "Means of Egress"
Dec. 9, 2002
CPL 2-0.131 creates Policies & Procedures Enforcement Manual for implementing Recordkeeping / Reporting regulations under 19 CFR 1904.0-38 & 1904.40-.46
11/6/2002 after new regs adopting 1904.0-38 & .40-.46 became effective on 10/6/2002
OOJ
Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment
 
Amendments to the Recordkeeping Standard 29 CFR 1904.37 - HEARING LOSS injury recording requirements
Jan. 1, 2003
Revisions to Construction Industry Safety Standards re: Traffic Control Signs, Signals, Barricades - see also Traffic Control Devices for Streets & Highways
Dec. 11, 2002
Instruction transmits policies & procedures for implementing a National Emphasis Program to reduce occupational exposure to lead
July 11, 2001
Adopts by reference Needlestick Regs in 29 CFR 1910 Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
04/18/01 - enforced 10/18/01
Adopts by reference & implements Dir Fin Rule amending Occup.Health Std for Cotton Dust to allow batch kier system washed cotton to partially exempt list.
April 6, 2001
Revisions to the rule Occupational Illnesses & Injuries Recording and Reporting Requirements 66 FR 5916 and 66 FR 35113
July 25, 2001, Effective Jan. 1, 2002
Steel Erection - OSHA enforcement policy interim between 1/18/2001 and final rule date Jan 18, 2002
07/25/01 - Jan. 18, 2002 (July 2001 delay of orig eff date of Sept 16, 2001)
Cancels Instr. STD1-5 Sinks for Cleaning Operations & 1-5.6A Bottom Drains as no longer applicable - superceded by EPA requirements
02/28/01
OSHA Policy on Treatment of Vol. Employer Safety & Health Self-Audits effective July 28, 2000
01/29/01adopted, eff. 07/28/00
Respiratory Protection Program Guidelines
Sept. 1, 2000
Compliance Assistance for the Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training Standards
Sept. 1, 2000
Home-Based Worksites
March 1, 2000
Multi-Employee Citation PolicyF I R MManual
Feb. 1, 2000
n/a
Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training Final Rule - 19 CFR 1917 & 1918 NOT ADOPTED
Jan. 1, 2000
Procedures for Approval of Local Emphasis Programs (LEPs)
Dec. 1, 1999
Chocking of Tractor Trailers Under the Powered Industrial Truck Standard
Dec. 1, 1999
OSHA Policy on Ski Lift Towers
Dec. 1, 1999
Child Labor Policy Interpretation Memoranda, dated 7/13/99
Oct. 27, 1999
99-07
Strategic Partnerships for Worker Safety and Health
Aug. 23, 1999
Dipping and Coating Operations (Dip Tanks)
June 1, 1999
Notification of Standard Action, Permit-Required Confined Spaces; Final Rule
Feb. 1, 1999
Scheduling of State and Local Government Agencies (LEP) Evaluation due by 12-99.
Dec. 3, 1998
Respiratory Protection Standard 29 CFR1910.134 and 29 CFR 1926.103: Interim Enforcement Policy
Nov. 10, 1998
Amendments to the Methylene Chloride Standards found in Federal Register Vol. 63, No. 183 Pgs. 50712-50732
Oct. 14, 1998
Standards Improvement (Miscellaneous Changes) for General Industry and Construction Standards; Final Rule found in Federal Register Vol. 63: No. 117 pgs. 33449-33469
July 1, 1998
Corrections to the Occupational Exposure to Asbestos Standards found in Federal Register Vol 63, No. 124 pgs. 35137-13138
July 1, 1998
Respiratory Protection; Final Rule Corrections located in Federal Register 63:20098-20099
June 19, 1998
Respiratory Protection; Final Rule
March 11, 1998
Enforcement Exemptions and Limitations under the Appropriations Act
March 1, 1998
Additional Enforcement Policy Change for Respiratory Protection Required for Abrasive Blasting Under the Interim Final Rule for Lead in Construction 29 CFR 1926
April 1, 1997
Notification of Standard Action, Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite and Actionlite, Final Rule (Corrections)
Jan. 1, 1997
Notification of Standard Action; Occupational Exposure to 1,3 Butadiene, Final Rule
Dec. 1, 1996
Notification of Standard Action, Safety Standards for Scaffolds Used in the Construction Industry; Final Rule
Jan. 1, 1997
Sputum Cytology and Chest X-Ray Requirements for Arsenic and Coke Oven Emissions Standards; Interim Compliance Guidelines.
Sept. 1, 1996
Notification of Standard Action, Incorporation of General Industry Health and Safety Standards Applicable to Construction Work, Final Rule
Sept. 1, 1997
Notification of Standard Action, Personal Protective Equipment, For General Industry; Final Rule
Aug. 1, 1996
Consolidation of Repetitive Provisions; Technical Amendments, Final Rule (Regulatory Reform Initiative)Removins 275 of Regulations 29 CFR 901-902-910l1915, 1926(ROPS), 1928, 1950 & 1951
Aug. 1, 1996
Grain Handling Facilities; Final Rule
April 1, 1996
Revision to the OSHA Standard for Grain Handling Facilities; Final Rule
Apr-96Ch-1 Apr 97
Changes to State Plan Policies and Procedures Manual
Feb. 1, 1996
Occupational Exposure to Asbestos in Construction and Shipyard Work: Flooring Industry Settlement Agreement
Feb. 1, 1996
Roofing Industry Settlement Agreement: Asbestos Standard for Construction Work
Feb. 1, 1996
Fall Protection in Steel Erection
Feb. 1, 1996
Publication of OSHA Technical Manual CPL 2-2.20B (dated 4/25/95)[aka TED 1.14 (Not adopted because of TED 1.15] Superceded by TED 1.15
Feb. 1, 1996
Suspension of 29 CFR 1926.652 to House Foundation/Basement Excavations under certain conditions
Feb. 1, 1996
96-12 CH-1
Response to IDLH Atmospheres (Reemphasize)
July 1, 1996
Response to IDLH or Potential IDLH Atmospheres re: 19 CFR 1910.134; 1910.156 & Sect. 5(a) (1) of the 1970 OSH act
Feb. 1, 1996
Fall Protection Plans--Enforcement Policy
Feb. 1, 1996
Citation Policy for Paperwork and Written Program Requirement Violations This supercedes certain provisions of the FIRM
Feb. 1, 1996
Issuance of Interpretive Rule Addressing OSHA's Policy on Employee Rescue Efforts
Feb. 1, 1996
Inspection Procedures for Occupational Exposure to Asbestos Final Rule 29 CFR 1910.1001, 1926.1101, and 1915.1001
Originally adopted 2/1/96Amended 11/27/97
Revised Scheduling System for Programmed Inspections (SST)
Feb. 1, 1996
Application of the Permit-Required Confined Spaces (PRCS) Standard, 29 CFR 1910.146
Feb. 1, 1996
Logging Operations, Inspection Procedures and Interpretive Guidance
Feb. 1, 1996
Guidelines for Enforcement of 29 CFR 1910.269, the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Standard
Feb. 1, 1996
Changes to the State Plan Polices and Procedures Manual (SPM)ref STP 2-1.117 8/31/84 St Stds; FIN 3.2; PAE 2.1C Field Audit Prog 11/18/1991; PAE 1.1C, FOPP 5/10/1993; ADM 1-1.19A IMIS 9/19/1988; ADM 1-1.21A IMIS 7/17/1989
Dec. 2, 1994
Procedures for Approval of Local Emphasis Programs (LEPs) and Experimental Programs
Nov. 28, 1994
Awareness Barriers Installed on Metal Cutting Shears
Nov. 25, 1994
Guarding of Three Roller Printing Ink Mills
Nov. 25, 1994
Exemption for Religious Reasons from Wearing Hard Hats
Nov. 25, 1994
Abrasive Operations Using Cutoff Wheels and Masonry Saws
Nov. 25, 1994
Acceptance of USDOT Exemption DOT-E 8845 of the Select Fire Oil Well Perforating System Detonator Interruption Device
Nov. 25, 1994
Employer Obligation to Pay for Personal Protective Equipment
Nov. 16, 1994
IMIS Office Plan AKOSH updated
Nov. 29, 1994
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution; Electrical Protective Equipment; Final Rule
Adoption Effective Date for EPG
94-2
Changes to State Plan Policy and Procedures Manual
Sept. 1, 1994
Corrective Change #2 to Lead Exposure in Construction; Lead in Construction Compliance Directive
Feb. 1, 1996
Corrective Change #1 to Lead Exposure in Construction; Interim Final Rule--Inspection and Compliance Procedures
Jan. 6, 1995
Lead Exposure in Construction; Interim Final Rule--Inspection and Compliance Procedures
Nov. 1, 1994
94-00A
Interim policy memo implemented re Fall Protection in Steel Erection per the 2/22/1994 memo from James Stanley, Asst Sec
7/12/94 until new OSHA fall protection standards adopted
93-6
Additional procedures for Emergency Response Standard; Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Releases
Jan. 1, 1997
Guidelines and Case File Documentation for Use with Videotapes and Audiotapes
Nov. 1, 1993
Computer Security Policy
Sept. 7, 1993
Handling Cases to be Proposed for Instance-by-Instance Citation (separate violations and proposed penalties for recordkeeping regulations, safety standards and General Duty Clause)
March 1, 1993
Guidelines for Implementing the Field Sanitation Standard 1928.110
July 28, 1992
Enforcement Procedures for the Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
July 31, 1992
Respiratory Protection Program Manual
May 12, 1992
AKOSH Response to Significant Events of Potentially Catastrophic Consequences
Sept. 1, 1991
Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices - Inspection Procedures and Interpretive Guidelines
no date
Guidelines of the Stability of Well Servicing Derricks
Aug. 7, 1991
Cooperation Between Regulatory Agencies of the Alaska Department of Labor's Labor Standards and Safety Division
June 24, 1991
91-5
OSHA Exemptions and Limitations (Inspection Tracking and Accounting Procedures for activities not funded by Congress)
Feb. 22, 1991
Inspection Guidelines for Emergency and Post-Emergency Response Under HAZWOPER Standard
June 24, 1991
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Cancels CPL 2-2.26
Sept. 5, 1980
Incorporating the Family of Accident or Illness Victims into the Fatality Investigations
June 1, 1990
Memorandum of Understanding Between OSHA and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
May 10, 1990
Audiometric Testing Using Insert Phones
June 15, 1989
Jurisdictional issues between AKOSH and US Coast Guard
June 16, 1989
Authorization Procedures for Reviewing Specific Medical Records to Verify Compliance with Log of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
May 4, 1989
Adding Name of Owner to Alaska OSH Citations for Sole Owner Companies
June 24, 1988
Notification of OSHA and to USES of Employers Who Have Failed to Abate Serious Violations
April 1, 1988
Equipment Policy
Nov. 6, 1987
OSHA Exemptions and Limitations (Inspection Tracking and Accounting Procedures for activities not funded by Congress)
May 17, 1989
OSHA Exemptions and Limitations (Inspection Tracking and Accounting Procedures for activities not funded by Congress)
Aug. 25, 1988
OSHA Exemptions and Limitations (Inspection Tracking and Accounting Procedures for activities not funded by Congress)
May 22, 1987
Letters to Employer Representative:Conferences Without Informal Settlement Agreements
March 20, 1986
86-1
Discrimination Complaint -- Revised Investigator's Manual - " Whistleblower"
Unknown
Variance Policy & Procedure
Sept. 9, 1985
83-3
Alaska Special Program for Programmed Inspections of Grain Elevators
 
Repeated Violations on a Drill Rig
Nov. 2, 1981
Interagency Agreement Between MSHA and OSHA
Oct. 24, 1980
77-3
Variance Policy & Procedure
Sept. 9, 1985
Initiation of DOSH Program Directives
July 13, 1976