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09.12.31 - Division of Labor and Industry - Proposed Regulations

PROPOSED ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 44, ISSUE 21,
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017

Subtitle 12 DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY

09.12.31 Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Act — Incorporation by Reference of Federal Standards

Labor and Employment Article, §2-106(b)(4), Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Proposed Action
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The Commissioner of Labor and Industry proposes to adopt, through incorporation by reference under COMAR 09.12.31 Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Act — Incorporation by Reference of Federal Standards, amendments to 29 CFR Part 1910, published in 81 FR 82981—83006 (November 18, 2016).

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to incorporate by reference amendments and revisions to 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standards for employee safety related to walking/working surfaces.

Comparison to Federal Standards

There is a corresponding federal standard to this proposed action, but the proposed action is not more restrictive or stringent.

Estimate of Economic Impact

The proposed action has no economic impact.

Economic Impact on Small Businesses

The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

Impact on Individuals with Disabilities

The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.

Opportunity for Public Comment

Comments may be sent to Mischelle Vanreusel, Regulatory and Grants Coordinator, Division of Labor and Industry, 1100 North Eutaw Street, Room 604, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-2225, or email to mischelle.vanreusel@maryland.gov, or fax to 410-767-2986. Comments will be accepted through November 13, 2017. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

A. In General.
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(18) All amendments and revisions to 29 CFR Part 1910 that appear in the Federal Register on November 18, 2016 (81 FR 82981—83006) are incorporated by reference, as amended. Effective date:
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MATTHEW S. HELMINIAK
Commissioner of Labor and Industry