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(a) The owner or operator of a tramway must have at least $1,000,000 liability insurance. If the owner or operator of a tramway is a municipality, the municipality is not required to post a liability insurance binder if it can provide proof of self insurance satisfactory to the department. Evidence of the insurance or proof of self insurance must be received by the department at least 10 days before planned operation of the tramway, and must be available at the tramway site.
(b) Repealed 6/15/2001.
(c) Repealed 6/15/2001.
(d) A tramway operator shall immediately, by telephone, report to the department's mechanical inspection section, any accident involving the tramway that results in a fatality or an injury that requires a person to receive a doctor's care. If that office is closed, the local police, or the local office of the Department of Public Safety, division of state troopers, shall be notified. Within 48 hours, a written report of the accident shall be mailed to the department's mechanical inspection section. If a mechanical or structural failure causes a fatality or an injury that requires a person to receive a doctor's care, the scene of the accident must be secured and not disturbed to any greater extent than is necessary to prevent additional injuries and to remove the deceased or injured person. If the tramway must be removed from service, the department will conduct an immediate investigation and the tramway may not be repaired or operated until the investigation is completed.
History: Eff. 11/30/89, Register 112; em am 1/16/90 - 5/15/90, Register 113; am 6/15/2001, Register 158
Authority: AS 05.20.070
Editor's note: The address for the mechanical inspection section is: Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Mechanical Inspection Section, P.O. Box 107020, Anchorage, Alaska 99510; phone: (907) 269-4925.
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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