SUBCHAPTER 07G - hANDLING OF ANTINEOPLASTIC aGENTS
SEction .0100 - iNCORPORATED sTANDARDS
13 NCAC 07G .0101 Handling of antineoplastic agents
(a) The following recommendations with respect to the handling of antineoplastic agents are incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions: The recommendations issued by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as contained in the Alert: Preventing Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Health Care Settings, as published in 2004. Copies of the 2004 NIOSH Alert and subsequent amendments may be accessed at no charge at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2004-165/.
(b) For enforcement purposes, nothing in this Rule is intended to supersede federal regulations adopted and enforced by the North Carolina Department of Labor or state-specific rules codified in the North Carolina Administrative Code.
(c) Where the NIOSH recommendations are inconsistent with State or federal laws, regulations, or rules, compliance with the State or federal law, regulation, or rule shall be accepted in lieu of compliance with the NIOSH recommendations.
History Note: Authority G.S. 95-156;
Eff. June 13, 2016.