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Employee Health: North Carolina

Employee Health requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Leanne Coffman, The Safety Training Solution LLC

Summary

  • 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.