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An employee is provided with additional compensation of 10% of the employee's base rate of pay if engaging in a "dangerous duty" as defined in NAC 284.208.

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  • Scuba or skin diving;
  • Duties at a height of more than 16 feet above the floor in a building or ground level if performed on portable equipment or outside of a railed or protected area;
  • (Except pilots) time spent in a single engine aircraft or helicopter;
  • Handling or using explosives; or
  • Performing maintenance or abatement on materials containing lead or asbestos in any area in which personal protective equipment must be worn in compliance with 29 C.F.R. Part 1910, Subpart I.