Safety Information

Safety Mission Statement

Employees of New Hanover County are the organization’s most valuable resource, and for that reason, their health and safety are of paramount concern. New Hanover County’s Safety Program is designed to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act of North Carolina and all other applicable Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations. This program embodies a positive attitude toward safety and accident prevention on the part of all County employees and the Board of Commissioners. The program is designed to provide not only a safe physical working environment, but also an atmosphere of safety awareness through safety education, training, and employee involvement. The participation and earnest cooperation of all employees of New Hanover County is actively encouraged.

If, as an employee, you wish to submit safety concerns, suggestions or related issues for your department or other County departments, please email Safety Concerns.