SECTION .0700 - Enforce Laws and Regulations That Protect Health and Ensure Safety


10A NCAC 48B .0701       BENCHMARK 16

(a)  Benchmark: The local health department staff shall have knowledge of public health law and an understanding of the relationship between the law and public health practice.

(b)  Activities:

(1)           The local health director and unit directors, such as directors of communicable disease, nursing, clinical services and environmental health, shall receive ongoing training in current public health law and its application.

(2)           Local health department new employee orientation shall address public health laws and rules. 

(3)           Environmental health staff shall be trained in the implementation of laws, rules and ordinances that they enforce and shall have access to copies of the laws, rules and ordinances.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-34.1;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2006;

Eff. October 1, 2006;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.