North Carolina has adopted by reference the federal workplace safety and health standards for cranes, derricks, and slings in general industry (13 NCAC 7F.0101) and construction (13 NCAC 7F.0201) workplaces. The state has adopted additional requirements for slings at shops fabricating structural steel and steel plates.
The Occupational Safety and Health Division (OSH) of the North Carolina Department of Labor administers safety and health rules at private and public sector workplaces in the state.
The following state material handling rule for slings applies only to shops fabricating structural steel and steel plates. SLINGS AND ALLOY STEEL CHAINS
13 NCAC 07F .0412
Slings and alloy steel chains must be used, maintained, and inspected in accordance with the requirements of American National Standards Institute's Safety Code for Slings B30.9 1971.