Special emphasis program for health inspections where lead (29 CFR 1910.1025 and 29 CFR 1926.62), isocyanates (29 CFR 1910.1000, Table Z-1, hexavalent chromium (29 CFR 1910.1026, 29 CFR 1926.1126 and 29 CFR 1915.1026), silica (29 CFR 1910.1053, 29 CFR 1915.1053 and 29 CFR 1926.1153) and beryllium (29 CFR 1910.1024, 29 CFR 1915.1024 and 29 CFR 1926.1124) exposures may exist. 

Also reference OSHA Technical Manual (TED 01-00-015 - provides technical information about workplace hazards and controls to OSHA’s Compliance Safety and Health Officers), Compliance Directive: CPL 02-02-058 - Lead Exposure in Construction, CPL 02-02-074 - Inspection Procedures for the Chromium (VI) Standards, CPL 02-02-080 - Inspection Procedures for Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards, and Memo- Interim Enforcement Guidelines for Beryllium.

More information on special emphasis programs in North Carolina can be found on the safety and health topic pages for Special Emphasis Programs (North Carolina), Health Hazards Special Emphasis Program, Lead, Isocyanates, Hexavalent Chromium, Silica, and Beryllium.

Note: Asbestos was removed from the Health Hazards SEP effective 10/01/2023 and beryllium was added.