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§ 5.5-102. Purpose of title

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 5.5. Railroad Safety and Health (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 5.5-102
§ 5.5-102. Purpose of title
It is the intent and purpose of this title to promote safety and health in all areas of railroad operations, to reduce railroad related accidents, to reduce deaths and injuries to all persons, to reduce damage to property caused by accidents involving railroads, and to the extent possible, to assure the safety and health of all persons and the protection of property by providing for:
(1) an effective enforcement and compliance program;
(2) development and adoption of safety and health standards and regulations; and
(3) appropriate reporting procedures with respect to safety and health in railroad operations to help achieve the objective of this title and to describe accurately the nature of railroad safety and health hazards and problems.


Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 1998.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 5.5-102, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 5.5-102
Current through legislation effective through May 8, 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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