A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT RELATING TO THE HANDLING OF ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS TO PREVENT DISEASE AND INJURY CAUSED BY EXPOSURE.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 95-127, toadd definitions for the terms antineoplastic drug and hazardous drugsto GS Chapter 95, Article 16, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of North Carolina (OSHA). Removes the definitions for these terms from GS 95-174 (Article 18, Hazardous Chemicals Right to Know Act). Makes additional technicaland organizational changes toGS 95-127.
Makes technical changes to GS 94-133(a).
Recodifies proposed GS 95-199 in Article 18, Handling of dangerous drugs, as new GS 95-156 in Article 16. Makes organizational changes but substantively retains the provisionsdirecting the Commissioner of Labor to adopt rules toimplement this act no later than January 1, 2015.