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(a) In this chapter and in AS 23.10.325 - 23.10.370, unless the context requires otherwise,
(1) "commissioner" means the commissioner of labor and workforce development;
(2) "department" means the Department of Labor and Workforce Development;
(3) "division" means the labor standards and safety division of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development;
(4) "power-driven woodworking machines" means all fixed or portable machines or tools driven by power and used or designed for cutting, shaping, forming, surfacing, nailing, stapling, wire stitching, fastening, or otherwise assembling, pressing, or printing wood or veneer;
(5) "sharpened tools" means knives and implements used for butchering, boning, gilling, filleting, and other meat and fish processing functions; and axes, machetes, scythes, brush hooks, or other implements determined by the commissioner, on a case-by-case basis, to be hazardous;
(6) "community entertainment" means a local performing arts group or association established to serve a certain locale that is staffed primarily by volunteers drawn from the people it serves;
(7) "entertainment industry" includes an organization or individual using the services of a child in motion pictures of any type, using any format, by any medium, including film, videotape, commercial documentary, theater, television, or videocassette; modeling; photography; recording; theatrical productions; publicity; rodeos; circuses; musical performances; and any other live or recorded performances or rehearsals where a child performs to entertain the public;
(8) "guardian" means an individual who, by testamentary or court appointment, has the legal responsibilities for the care and management of the person and the estate of the child during the child's minority;
(9) "nurse" means a registered nurse, advanced nurse practitioner, physician assistant, emergency medical technician, mobile intensive care paramedic, or primary community health aide;
(10) "parent" means biological parent, adoptive parent, or step parent;
(11) "outside helper" means an individual, other than a driver, whose work includes riding on a vehicle outside the cab of the vehicle for the purpose of assisting in transporting or delivering property, including goods.
(b) In 8 AAC 05.300 - 8 AAC 05.340 and in AS 23.10.330 and 23.10.360, unless the context otherwise requires, "child" means a natural person under the age of 18 who has not been emancipated by the court.
History: Eff. 4/23/77, Register 62; am 6/4/82, Register 82; am 7/2/95, Register 135; am 7/30/99, Register 151
Authority: AS 23.05.060
Editor's note: As of Register 151 (October 1999), the regulations attorney made technical revisions under AS 44.62.125 (b)(6) to reflect the name change of the Department of Labor to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development made by ch. 58, SLA 1999 and the corresponding title change of the commissioner of labor.
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