Employee Health: North Carolina
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Leanne Coffman, The Safety Training Solution LLC
- The North Carolina Workers' Compensation Act covers personal injuries that transpired due to or in the course of employment. See Occupational Diseases.
- Under North Carolina law, employers are prohibited from discriminating against victims of domestic violence. See Managing Mental Health Concerns.
- The state does not have comprehensive laws that prohibit smoking in all public places or private workplaces. See Smoking in the Workplace.
- North Carolina has a Good Samaritan law, which provides conditional protection for those offering voluntary medical care. See Managing Emergency Medical Situations.