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  • Mead Treadwell Lieutenant Governor State Capitol Juneau, Alaska 99811 907.465.3520 465.5400 Fax WWW.LTGOY.ALASKA.GOY

    530 West 7th Ave, Suite 1700 Anchorage, Alaska 99501

    907.269.7460 269.0263 LT.GOYERNOR@ALASKA.GOY

    OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR ALASKA

    MEMORANDUM

    TO:

    FROM:

    DATE:

    RE:

    Sharon Busch, AAC Contact Department of Labor and Workforce Development

    January 24,2011

    Filed Permanent Regulations: Department of Labor and Workforce Development

    Department of Labor and Workforce Dev. Regulations re: Broiler and Pressure Vessel Code; Elevator and Plumbing Safety; Certificates of Fitness: 8 AAC 61; 8 AAC 62; 8 AAC 63; 8 AAC 77; 8 AAC 80; 8 AAC 90

    Attorney General File:

    Regulation Filed:

    Effective Date:

    Print:

    JU2010201630

    1/24/2011

    2/23/2011

    197, April 2011

    cc with enclosures: Linda Miller, Department of Law Jim Pound, Administrative Regulation Review Committee Judy Herndon, LexisNexis

  • ORDER ADOPTING CHANGES TO REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

    The attached 31 pages of regulations, dealing with hazardous painting certification, explosive handler certificate of fitness, plumbing safety, electrical safety, boiler and pressure vessel code regulation, elevator safety standards, and certificate of fitness application processes, are adopted and certified to be a correct copy of the regulation changes that the Department of Labor and Workforce Development adopts under the authority of AS 08.52.010, AS 08.52.040, AS 08.52.050, AS 18.60.180, AS 18.60.220, AS 18.60.315, AS 18.60.705, AS 18.60.710, AS 18.60.800, AS 18.62.060, AS 18.63.060, and AS 23.05.060 and after compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act (AS 44.62), specifically including notice under AS 44.62.190 and 44.62.200 and opportunity for public comment under AS 44.62.210.

    This action is not expected to require an increased appropriation.

    In considering public comments, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development paid special attention to the cost to private persons of the regulatory action being taken.

    The regulation changes adopted under this order take effect on the 30th day after they have been filed by the lieutenant governor, as provided in AS 44.62.180.

    DATE: ./-/'f{---do// Juneau, Alaska

    FILING CERTIFICATION v5wtClll.vl41"- I, Mead Treadwell, Lieutenant Governor for the State of Alaska, certify that on

    ::J..%~~_~, 2011, at 1Z.:rrrm., I filed the attached regulations according to the provisions

    of AS 44.62.040 - 44.62.120.

    Effective:

    Register:

  • FOR DELEGATION OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S AUTHORITY

    I, MEAD TREADWELL, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ALASKA, designate the following state employee to perform the Administrative Procedures Act filing functions of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor:

    Scott Clark, SPECIAL ASSISTANT

    IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have signed and affixed the Seal of the State of Alaska, in Juneau, on December 8, 2010.

    :MEAD TREADWELL LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

  • Register tl.z, -Ar..ur;y.../- 2011 LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEV. Chapter 61. Occupational Safety and Health.

    Article 9. Painting Certification.

    8 AAC 61.855(b) is amended to read:

    (b) A person must provide proof that the person [HE OR SHE] completed the training

    course not more than 90 [30] days before sending the application for a certificate to the

    department. Proof of completion must be on the application form provided by the department to

    the operator of the training program. The completed application form must indicate the

    applicant's name, address, physical description, and the applicant's [HIS OR HER] score on the

    examination required under 8 AAC 61.850(a).

    (Eff. 5/14/89, Register 110; am 6/14/2006, Register 178, am -.2) 2'3 /2011, Register B1J Authority: AS 18.63.020 AS 18.63.060

    Chapter 62. Explosive Handlers.

    8 AAC 62.020(b) is amended to read:

    (b) The application must include two copies of the applicant's fingerprints and fees as

    required under AS 08.52.035, except that an applicant may instead submit the applicant's

    original documentation issued by the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms

    and Explosives (USATFE) showing the applicant's successful background check conducted

    within the 18 months preceding the date of application by USATFE for the purposes of

    obtaining a federal license for the transportation, shipping, receiving, or possession of

  • Register .tl1, Ap-,--,wf-"-)~ 2011 LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEV.

    explosive materials. (Eff. 1/2/71, Register 36; am 5/26/79, Register 70; am 9/27/2008, Register

    187; am~/ 23/2011, Register Jj]J

    Authority: AS 08.52.010 AS 08.52.030 AS 08.52.035

    8 AAC 62.055(d) is amended to read:

    (d) The application must include two copies of the applicant's fingerprints and fees as

    required under AS 08.52.035, except that an applicant may instead submit the applicant's

    original documentation issued by the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms

    and Explosives (USATFE) showing the applicant's successful background check conducted

    within the 18 months preceding the date of application by USATFE for the purposes of

    obtaining a federal license for the transportation, shipping, receiving, or possession of

    explosive materials. (Eff. 5/26/79, Register 70; am 7/31/86, Register 99; am 11/7/93, Register

    128; am 9/27/2008, Register 187; am _(l/g~/2011,Register1'lL) Authority: AS 08.52.010 AS 08.52.035 AS 08.52.050

    AS 08.52.030 AS 08.52.040

    Chapter 63. Plumbing Code.

    8 AAC 63.01 O(a) is amended to read:

    (a) The codes set out in this section are adopted in accordance with AS 18.60.705 as the

    minimum plumbing standards to be followed throughout the state. The Department of Labor and

    Workforce Development adopts the following codes by reference that are published by the

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  • 2011 LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEV.

    International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) and were adopted by

    IAPMO at its 79th [76TH] annual conference, October 1,2008 [SEPTEMBER 2005]:

    (1) Uniform Plumbing Code, 2009 [2006] Edition, paragraphs 101.0 - 101.5.6

    [101.3 - 101.5.6], 103.5.1.1 - 103.5.1.4,103.5.3 - 103.5.3.5, 103.5.5.1 - 103.5.5.2, 103.5.6.1 -

    103.5.6.3, and 103.8.1 - 103.8.2 of chapter 1, chapters 2 through 10, chapter 11 excluding the

    requirements of section 1101.5, chapters 12 through 16, and appendices A through L, with the

    following revisions:

    (A) Section 412.3(3) of the Uniform Plumbing Code is amended by

    adding the following language to line one of the section, after the words "mercantile

    occupancies": ", except food service establishments with seating,";

    (B) Section 508.5 of the Uniform Plumbing Code is amended by

    adding a section 508.5.1 which reads: "508.5.1. When a water heater is installed

    upon a platform, such as within a garage, the water heater relief valve piping shall

    discharge to the floor over the edge of the platform.";

    (C) Section 1213.0 of the Uniform Plumbing Code is amended by

    adding section 1213.1 which reads: "1213.1. In addition to the requirements of this

    code for gas piping, the facilities and piping for use with liquefied petroleum gas

    shall meet the following requirements:

    (A) Liquefied petroleum gas piping shall not serve any gas

    fired appliance located in a pit or basement where heavier than air gas might

    collect to form a flammable mixture.

    (B Pipe joint compounds used on threaded connections shall

    be insoluble in liquefied petroleum gas.

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  • Register J1Z,~ 2011 LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEY.

    (C) Every valve and appurtenance used on such piping shall

    be designed and approved for use with liquefied petroleum gas.

    (D) Relief valves shall discharge to the exterior of the building

    into the air and shall be at least five feet horizontally away from any opening

    into a building that is below the discharge opening.";

    (2) Un?form Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code, 2009 [2006] edition,

    excluding chapter 1, Administration;

    (3) Uniform Solar Energy Code, 2009 [2006] edition, excluding chapter 1,

    Administration.

    (Eff. 8/5/72, Register 43; am 7/12/81, Register 79; am 11/1/2000, Register 156; am 9/25/2002,

    Register 163; am 12/6/2003, Register 168; am 9/27/2008, Register 187; am _2 /_2'3 /2011,

    Register jfjJ_)

    Authority: AS 18.60.705 AS 18.60.710

    Chapter 77. Elevator Safety Standards.

    Article 1. Elevator Safety Standards Code.

    8 AAC 77.005(a)(1)(B) is amended to read:

    (B) except as provided in [(b) AND] and (c) of this section, and with the

    following revisions:

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  • Register J12, ilpriL 2011 LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEY. (i) Section 8.11.1.1.2 of ASME A17.1 - 2004 is revised by

    deleting subparagraphs (a) - (b) and replacing (a) - (b) with the following

    language:

    "(a) Periodic tests shall be witnessed by an inspector employed

    by the authority having jurisdiction, or by persons authorized by the

    authority having jurisdiction.

    (b) The owner or the owner's authorized agent shall have all

    of the tests required by section 8.11 made by qualified elevator personnel to

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