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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
- Chapter 8. Emergency Medical Services
- Section 75. Authority of Emergency Medical Technician.
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AS 18.08.075. Authority of Emergency Medical Technician.
- (a) An emergency medical technician who responds to an emergency with an ambulance service or first responder service, who
has in the technician's possession a current emergency medical technician identification card, and who provides
emergency medical care or other emergency medical service, has the authority to
- (1) control and direct activities at the accident site or emergency until the arrival of law enforcement personnel;
- (2) order a person other than the owner to leave a building or place in the vicinity of the accident or other emergency
for the purpose of protecting the person from injury;
- (3) temporarily block a public highway, street, or private right-of-way while at the scene of an accident, illness, or
- (4) trespass upon property at or near the scene of an accident, illness, or emergency at any time of day or night;
- (5) enter a building, including a private dwelling, or premises where a report of an injury or illness has taken place or
where there is a reasonable cause to believe an individual has been injured or is ill to render emergency medical care;
- (6) direct the removal or destruction of a motor vehicle or other thing that the emergency medical technician determines
is necessary to prevent further harm to injured or ill individuals.
- (b) A person who knowingly refuses to comply with an order of an emergency medical technician authorized under (a) of this
section is, upon conviction, guilty of a class B misdemeanor. In this subsection, "knowingly" has the meaning given in
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