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HR and Workplace Safety: Maryland

HR and Workplace Safety (OSHA Compliance) requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Theresa Rogers


  • Maryland has its own state OSHA plan. See State OSH.
  • Maryland has a unique requirement for Notices of Contest. See Citations.
  • The Maryland Essential Workers' Protection Act provides occupational safety and health protections to essential workers during a catastrophic health emergency related to a communicable disease. See Essential Workers' Protection Act.
  • Maryland restricts phone use while driving. See Work-Related Driving Policies.