Resources Library

Over time, our risk control team has collected and created hundreds of documents including an extensive library of Best Practices handouts, manuals, checklists, safety tips, presentations, and form and policy templates on a wide variety of risk control topics. All of these resources are available for download to members of the County Risk Group (CRG).

To gain access to the library, click on the link below to register as a user. Once registration is complete, you will gain unlimited access to these resources.  If you need assistance accessing the library, please contact the Resources Librarian at (919) 719-1117 or [email protected].

NCACC CRG Resources Library

Here is a small sample of what is available in the library.

Forms, Policies and Manuals

  • Accident and Injury Response
  • OSHA Forms for Reporting Work-related Illness/Injury
  • Accident Investigation – Witness Statement (form)
  • Near Miss Accident/Injury Report (form)
  • Employee Accident/Injury Report (form)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan (manual)
  • Confined Space Entry (manual and flow chart)
  • Construction Safety (pre-planning worksheets and manuals on Digging and Welding)
  • Dam Operation, Maintenance and Inspection (manual)
  • Dam Safety (report, checklist, flow chart, classifications chart)
  • Disaster Management (Homeland Security manual, FEMA report, DENR guidelines)
  • Driver Safety and Fleet Management (manuals)
  • Electrical Safety (CDC and NFPA manuals)
  • Ergonomics-lighting and Ventilation (NLB manual)
  • Fire Safety (report on smoke detectors)
  • Forklift Safety (OSHA standard report and guidelines)
  • Hazardous Materials (charts, forms, manuals, reports, information guides)
  • Health Department
  • Health Department Accreditation (NACCHO manual)
  • Patient Fall Prevention Policy (manual)
  • Job Safety Analysis (form templates)
  • Machine Safety (report)
  • Safety Items Information Sheets: Fence Guards, Grill Guards, Pressure Mats, Smoke Detectors
  • Return to Work (manuals and transitional duty forms)
  • Supervisor Safety Training (OSHA manual)
  • Solid Waste Management (EPA manual)
  • Substance Abuse (US DOL manual)
  • Workzone/Flagger Safety (US DOL and NC DOT reports)

Customizable Presentations

Note: Several presentations have an accompanying video (V) and/or training guide (T).

  • Back Safety (V, T)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens (V, T)
  • Chemical and Detergent Suicides
  • Confined Space Entry (V, T)
  • County Government 101
  • Cyber Security Liability
  • Disaster Recovery – When the Swan is Black
  • Distracted Driving (V, T)
  • Fire Safety (V, T)
  • GHS and Hazard Communications
  • Hazard Communications (V, T)
  • Home Visitation Safety
  • Incident Reporting: You Can Save a Life (T)
  • Office Safety: It’s a Jungle in There (V, T)
  • OSHA Programs for Law Enforcement
  • OSHA Reporting Requirements Explained
  • Personal Protective Equipment: Don’t Start Work Without It (V, T)
  • Pro-Active Safety Committees (V, T)
  • Respirators
  • Slips, Trips and Falls: Taking the Right Steps (V, T)
  • Supervisor Safety Training
  • Walking/Working Surfaces (NC DOL)*
  • Workplace Violence: The Calm Before the Storm (V, T)
  • Workplace Violence (TX HSS Commission)

Best Practices


  • #1 – Management Role in Controlling Risk
  • #2 – Adopting a Safety Policy
  • #3 – Providing Feedback to Improve Performance
  • #4 – Executive Safety Committee Steering Team Organizational Checklist

Safety Programs/Safety Committee

  • Adopting a Safety Program – Safety by the Numbers
  • Guiding Safety Principles
  • Providing a Safe Workplace
  • Minimum Requirements for an Adequate Safety Program
  • Creating a Workable Employee Safety Incentive Program
  • Safety Inspection Checklist
  • Accident Response – There’s Been an Accident! What do I do?
  • OSHA Guidelines – First Aid vs. Recordable vs. Reportable

Safety Tips Series

  • Contagious Diseases
  • Cooking
  • Driving 101
  • Electrical Safety
  • Extension Cords
  • Fire Safety
  • Heat Illness Prevention
  • Housecleaning
  • Portable Space Heater Safety
  • Slips, Trips & Falls
  • Slips, Trips & Falls – Indoor Hazards
  • Slips, Trips & Falls – Rain, Snow & Ice
  • Your Safety Attitude

Office Ergonomics

  • Office Ergonomics Evaluation
  • Workstation Setup Checklist
  • UCLA Flexibility/Stretching Exercises
  • MSDs – Safety Activity Measurements
  • Protecting Your Back

Animal Encounters

  • Alligator Encounter Tips
  • Avoiding Deer Strikes
  • Dog Encounter Safety
  • Scabies Exposure and Infestation
  • Tick Exposure and Treatment
  • Zika – What You Need to Know (CDC)
  • Zika Virus and Pregnancy (March of Dimes)

Emergency Management

    • Flood Procedures
    • Tornado Preparedness
    • FEMA Tornado Fact Sheet
    • Hurricanes: Before/During/After
    • Hurricane Preparedness Checklist
    • Checklist of Emergency Supplies

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    • PPE – Eyewear Policy
    • PPE – Footwear Policy
    • PPE – Headgear Policy
    • PPE – Respiratory Protective Policy

    Sheriff’s Office Operations

    • Sheriff’s Office Operations

    Solid Waste Management

    • Solid Waste Management

    Transportation / Driving

    • Driving Safety 101
    • Working with Clients in Wheelchairs
    • Transporting Clients
    • Cell Phone Use and Driving
    • Use of Cruise Control & Hydroplaning
    • Safe Passing Procedures

    Hazardous Materials

    • Asbestos Management Plan
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Carbon Monoxide – The Facts
    • Chemicals Handling
    • Flammables
    • Indoor Mold and Fungus

    Bldg. Maintenance/Public Utilities

    • Electrical Safety
    • Extension Cord Safety
    • Forklift Operation Safety
    • Hot Work Fires (Preventing)
    • Ladder Safety
    • Machine Safety
    • Swimming Pool Electrical Hazards (NC DOL)
    • Water Damage Prevention
    • Work Zone Safety

    Workplace Violence

    • Avoiding Aggressive Behavior
    • Domestic Violence in the Workplace
    • Handling an Irate Caller
    • Handling a Bomb Threat Over the Phone
    • Stress in the Workplace

    Return to Work

    • Return to Work
    • Return to Work Programs

    EMS Physical Screening Process

    • EMS Physical Screening Process

    * Go to to access a complete listing of available NC DOL presentations, which are downloadable free of charge.