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Human Resources: Safety and Health



Fire and Life Safety Training

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:

Other Resources

Safety and Health Handbook (PDF, 300 KB) - Managers, supervisors and employees should be aware of this document; HOWEVER, these are the generic OSHR 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 Unit

Field and Office Worker Safety Guidelines (PDF, 88 KB)

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:

  • Emergency management
  • Workplace safety
  • Wellness
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Fitness for duty
  • OSHA related inspections

For information regarding safety and health programs please contact:

Staff Phone Fax
Lynn Stephenson, Workers' Compensation, Safety & Health 919-707-5452 919-870-4830
Human Resources Office 919-707-5450 919-870-4830


Employee Wellness Links







Updated: March 22, 2018