The Role of the Safety and Health Advisory Committee
- Each UNC constituent institution must comply with G.S. 143-584 and establish a safety and health committee to coordinate with the institutional safety and health director “to perform workplace inspections, review injury and illness records, make advisory recommendations to the agency's managers, and perform other functions determined by the Office of State Human Resources to be necessary for the effective implementation of the State Employees Workplace Requirements Program for Safety and the workers’ compensation program.”
- In accordance with the requirements of 25 NCAC 01N .0105, the institutional safety and health director or designee shall serve as an ex-officio committee member with voting rights, and the committee must be representative of the community it serves by inclusion of senior administrators, supervisory personnel, and non-supervisory personnel.
- In accordance with the requirements of 25 NCAC 01N .0106, the committee shall serve as the liaison between the institutional safety and health director and institutional employees and shall, at a minimum, assist the institutional safety and health director with health and safety program oversight.