Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 60. Safety
Section 10. Legislative Intent.
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AS 18.60.010. Legislative Intent.

(a) The legislature finds that personal injuries and illnesses arising out of work situations impose a substantial burden upon, and are a hindrance to, the people of the state in terms of loss of production, wage loss, medical expenses, and disability compensation payments.

(b) For these reasons it is found and declared necessary to undertake a program to reduce the incidence of work-related accidents and health hazards in the state.

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