11 NCAC 23A .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 in accordance with Rule .0108 of this Subchapter.

(3)           The rules shall be reviewed by the Commission or the Commission's designee 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 Commission.


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

Eff. November 1, 2014;

Recodified from 04 NCAC 10A .0411 Eff. June 1, 2018;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2018.