Training is required in accordance with North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry, 29 CFR Part 1910.157: Fire Extinguishers; stating that annual Fire Extinguisher training is required.
To complete the training, Division of Public Health employees should:
Safety and Health Handbook (PDF, 300 KB) - Managers, supervisors and employees should be aware of this document; HOWEVER, these are the generic OSP safety guidelines and not DHHS's Safety Policies. The handbook is a supplement to the DHHS safety program, not the basis or a substitute.
Safety and Health coordinates safety and health programs for DPH to ensure consistent, accountable compliance with federal, state, department and division workplace safety and health regulations. Staff programs promote safety and wellness for division employees and clients.
Safety and Health oversees:
For information regarding safety and health programs please contact:
|Jeffrey Mitchell, Safety and Health Officer||919-707-5465||919-870-4830|
|Lynn Stephenson, Workers' Compensation Specialist||919-707-5452||919-870-4830|