The level of first-aid services maintained will depend on the hazards normally present at the worksite. Both the law and good common sense require at least a basic level of readiness. North Carolina has its own Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) rules. The state Act's first-aid requirements in the workplace are identical to those of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). Therefore, the federal OSH Act's standards govern workplace first-aid requirements in the private and public sectors. There is a detailed discussion of workplace first-aid requirements.