13 NCAC 07A .0601         PURPOSE AND SCOPE

(a)  This Section sets forth rules of procedure for implementation of G.S. 95, Article 22 which is entitled "Safety and Health Programs and Committees."

(b)  The purpose of this Section is to establish programs which will promote safety and health for all North Carolina employers with a workers' compensation experience rate modifier of 1.5 or above.  Employee Safety and Health Committees will be established by all North Carolina employers having 11 or more employees and an experience rate modifier of 1.5 or above.

(c)  For the purposes of Rules .0603 and .0606 of this Section, compliance with the safety and health program and the safety and health training requirements of the Mine Safety and Health Administration of the United States Department of Labor shall be deemed sufficient for compliance with Rules .0603 and .0606 of this Section for those operations subject to the federal Mine Safety and Health Act (Public Law 91-173 as amended by Public Law 95-164).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 95-251; 95-252; 95-254;

Eff. August 2, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.