10A NCAC 41C .0102       ACTIVITIES

(a)  The Occupational Health Section shall conduct programs to help obtain a safe and healthy workplace.  The activities shall include at least the following:

(1)           support the North Carolina Industrial Commission in meeting the legislative mandate assigned to evaluate and control incidences of asbestosis and silicosis in dusty trades;

(2)           supply program consultation services to North Carolina employers to evaluate hazardous conditions and recommend solutions and improvements;

(3)           provide occupational health nursing consultation to industries, academia, health care and related agencies and affiliated professions;

(4)           evaluate health conditions in places of employment;

(5)           implement the Asbestos Hazard Management Program in Section .0600 of these Rules;

(6)           implement the Occupational Health Surveillance Section .0700 of these Rules.

(b)  The Occupational Health Section shall also offer technical assistance to other state and federal agencies.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑5(3);

Eff. September 15, 1980;

Amended Eff. January 4, 1994; September 1, 1990.