North Carolina Occupational Safety And Health Review Commission
Note: Out-of-state attorneys practicing before the Review Commission must comply with
N.C.G.S. § 84-4.1,
pay a fee and register with the North Carolina State Bar
through their in-state counsel.
Welcome to the North Carolina Occupational Safety And Health Review Commission Home Page
The Safety and Health Review Commission is
an independent administrative adjudicatory body created by North Carolina General Statute § 95-135
to hear contestments of citations, penalties, and abatement periods issued by the Occupational
Safety and Health Division of the North Carolina Department of Labor. The review by the Commission
is a two tiered process with an evidentiary hearing held by Administrative Law Judges throughout
the state. Decisions of the Administrative Law Judges may then be appealed to the three member
Commission which is appointed by the Governor. The Commission's decision may be appealed first to the
Superior Court and then to the North Carolina Court of Appeals and finally to the North
Carolina Supreme Court.
From the home page you may access our Rules of Procedure, a list of staff, forms and links
to other websites that may be useful. The Review Commission and Appellate Opinions from 1994
through 2003 may be accessed by clicking on the "OPINIONS" button and following the directions
on the "Opinions" page.
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