(a) The department shall

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 18.63.040 - Certificate programs

  • person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society, as well as a natural person. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • state: means the State of Alaska unless applied to the different parts of the United States and in the latter case it includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

(1) establish requirements for basic and supplemental hazardous painting certificate programs;

(2) review, and approve or disapprove, programs proposed by contractors, labor organizations, public and private schools, vocational education institutions, and others;

(3) assist persons who propose programs to meet requirements for approval.

(b) A basic hazardous painting certificate program must include instruction and written and practical testing in methods of ventilation, respirator selection, chemical reaction to body tissue, proper use of painting tools, knowledge of relevant health and safety laws and regulations, including relevant portions of state occupational safety and health standards adopted by the department in regulation, and other appropriate subjects. A basic hazardous painting certificate program may not exceed 16 hours of instruction and testing. A supplemental hazardous painting certificate program must include instruction and written and practical testing necessary to ensure that a person who completes the program will be knowledgeable about new developments and changes related to hazardous painting that have occurred since the person completed a basic hazardous painting certificate program.

(c) A hazardous painting certificate program conducted by an employer of a person enrolled in the program may include safety instruction required under AS 18.60.066 .