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§ 9-505. Occupational deafness

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Entitlement to and Liability for Compensation (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-505
§ 9-505. Occupational deafness
In general
(a) Except as otherwise provided, an employer shall provide compensation in accordance with this title to a covered employee for loss of hearing by the covered employee due to industrial noise in the frequencies of 500, 1,000, 2,000, and 3,000 hertz.
Short-term employer
(b) An employer is not liable for compensation for occupational deafness under subsection (a) of this section unless the covered employee claiming benefits worked for the employer in employment that exposed the covered employee to harmful noise for at least 90 days.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 2000, c. 417, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2000.
Formerly Art. 101, § 25A.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-505, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-505
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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