04 NCAC 10A .0411          safety rules

The process for the Commission to approve safety rules or regulations adopted by an employer as set forth in G.S. 97-12 is as follows:

(1)           The rules shall comply with the general provisions of the safety rules outlined by the American National Standards Institute and the Occupational Safety and Health Act.  These standards can be purchased at http://ansi.org/ and accessed free of charge at https://www.osha.gov/law-regs.html, respectively.

(2)           The rules shall be filed by the employer in writing with the Commission's Safety Education Director by mailing them to 4339 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4339 or e-mailing them to safety@ic.nc.gov.

(3)           The rules shall be reviewed by the Safety Education Director of the Commission and approved if they are found to be in compliance with Item (1) of this Rule. The Commission shall return to the employer a copy of the rules bearing a certificate of approval from the Commission indicating that the rules have been approved by the Commission pursuant to G.S. 97-12.  An employer may revise and resubmit the rules if not approved by the Safety Education Director of the Commission.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 97-12; 97-80(a);

Eff. November 1, 2014.