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Specific Requirements - MOSH

Under an agreement with the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), MOSH promotes occupational safety and health in workplaces across Maryland. In addition to adopting many of the federal standards for General Industry (29 CFR 1910), Construction (29 CFR 1926), and Agriculture (29 CFR 1928), MOSH has supplemented the OSHA standards with several requirements unique to Maryland. The following listing sets out these Maryland-specific provisions.

For further information about MOSH-Specific requirements, please call
MOSH Consultation Services at 410-527-4472.

Copies of the law and regulations are available from MOSH Training and Education at the telephone numbers below.
410-527-2091 or 410-527-2092, FAX: 410-527-4490

Labor and Employment Article, Annotated Code of Maryland

Title 5. Occupational Safety and Health.

  • Subtitle 1.  Definitions; General Provisions.
  • Subtitle 2.  Administration and Enforcement.
  • Subtitle 3.  Regulations.
  • Subtitle 4.  Access to Information About Hazardous and Toxic Substances.
  • Subtitle 5. Training of Power Equipment Operators.
  • Subtitle 6. Miscellaneous Provisions:
      • Asbestos protective clothing
      • Work in confined spaces
      • Work in manholes
      • Discrimination against employee

Title 6. High Voltage Lines.

Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)

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MOSH Regulations by Title:

09.12.20 Occupational Safety and Health

09.12.21 Employee Injury and Illness Records and Reports

09.12.22 Personally Identifiable Employee Medical Information

09.12.23 Prohibition on Smoking in an Enclosed Workplace

09.12.24 MOSH Consultation Education and Training Program

09.12.25 MOSH Fall Protection in Steel Erection

09.12.26 Crane Safety

09.12.31 Federal Standards—Incorporation by Reference (includes adoption of provisions in 29 CFR 1910, 1926 and 1928)

09.12.33 MOSH Regulations for Access to Information About Hazardous and Toxic Substances

09.12.35 MOSH Standard for Confined Spaces

09.12.36 MOSH Standard for Field Sanitation

09.12.38 General Industry Standard for Personnel Platforms Suspended from Cranes, Derricks and Hoists

Maryland Specific Supplements to OSHA Standards

29 CFR 1910.146  Permit-Required Confined Spaces

29 CFR 1926.1201-1213 Confined Space in Construction

29 CFR 1910.1048 Occupational Exposure to Formaldehyde

29 CFR 1926.62  Lead in Construction Work

29 CFR 1926 Subpart CC  Cranes and Derricks

29 CFR 1926.651 Excavations. Requirements for Protective Systems.