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Board: Occupational Safety and Health Review Board

Board identification number: 069

Department: LABOR

Authority: AS 18.60.057; AS 39.50.200

Status: Active

Sunset date:

Requirements: Legislative Confirmation and Financial Disclosure

Prohibitions: A member of the board may not be an employee of the state in another capacity nor may a member of the OSHA Review Board be a member or officer of another board or commission for which compensation other than per diem and travel expenses is paid.

Term: 4 years

Chair: Governor selects.

Description: The board consists of 3 members appointed by Governor: 1 labor representative, 1 industry representative (each with adequate experience in field), and 1 public member. The Governor designates the board chair (1 year term).

Function: The board works to ensure the protection of life, health, and safety of employees and hears appeals of citations issued by department.

Special facts: This board serves in a quasi-judicial capacity. Members may be removed for inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office. The Attorney General serves as legal counsel.

Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem Receive honorarium of $50 per day.

Meetings: 4 times per year or as necessary, 15 days maximum. Generally, the hearings for the following year are set in the previous fall. Call administrator for more specific information.

For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Lisa Shrestha
Administrative Assistant III
DOLWD Labor Standards and Safety
DOL&WD, 1241 Muldoon Rd Ste 109
Anchorage, AK 99504
Phone: (907) 465-3303
Fax: (907) 465-2784

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