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§ 5-1103. Workplace safety programs established by workplace safety committees

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 5. Occupational Safety and Health (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 11. Health Care Facilities--Workplace Safety Program (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 5-1103
§ 5-1103. Workplace safety programs established by workplace safety committees
In general
(a) The workplace safety committee shall establish a workplace safety program that is appropriate for the size and complexity of the health care facility.
Scope of workplace safety program
(b) The workplace safety program established under subsection (a) of this section shall include:
(1) a written policy describing how the health care facility provides for the safety of health care workers;
(2) an annual assessment to:
(i) identify hazards, conditions, operations, and situations that could lead to workplace injuries; and
(ii) be used to develop recommendations to reduce the risk of workplace injuries;
(3) a process for reporting, responding to, and tracking incidences of workplace injuries; and
(4) regular workplace safety training for health care workers.


Added by Acts 2014, c. 510, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 5-1103, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 5-1103
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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