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Occupational Safety and Health

What We Do

The Occupational Safety and Health Division administers a broad scope of workplace safety and health laws that apply to the private sector and all state and local government agencies. OSH offers free services to more than 260,000 private and public employers through its Consultative Services Bureau. The Education, Training and Technical Assistance Bureau provides a variety of training and outreach services for the public. The Compliance Bureaus conduct about 4,500 inspections a year. The Planning, Statistics and Information Management Bureau maintains statistical data about N.C. employers and manages inspection and investigative case file disclosures and archiving. Preoccupancy migrant housing inspections and workplace safety and health inspections in agriculture are completed by the Agricultural Safety and Health Bureau.