Alaska Statutes.
Title 23. Labor and Workers' Compensation
Chapter 30. Alaska Workers' Compensation Act
Section 17. Immunity For Third-Party Design Professional.
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AS 23.30.017. Immunity For Third-Party Design Professional.

(a) A person entitled to compensation under this chapter as a result of injury occurring at the job site of a construction project may not bring a civil action to recover damages for that injury against a design professional or an employee of a design professional who provides professional services for the construction project.

(b) This section does not apply to a person receiving compensation under this chapter who is injured at a job site at which the design professional or employee of the design professional

(1) specifically assumed responsibility for job site safety practices under a contract;

(2) actually exercises control over the premises where the injury occurred; or

(3) prepared design plans or specifications, the plans or specifications contributed to the injury, and the plans or specifications were prepared negligently, recklessly, or with intentional misconduct.

(c) In this section,

(1) "design professional" means a person registered under AS 08.48 as an architect, engineer, or land surveyor;

(2) "professional services" means services provided by a design professional that are within the scope of services for which the design professional is registered.

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