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09.12.24.00.htm 09.12.24.00. Title 09 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Subtitle 12 DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY Chapter 24 MOSH Consultation Education and Training Program Authority: Labor and Employment Article, §2-106(b)4) 5-312, and 5-328, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.12.24.01.htm 09.12.24.01. 01 Purpose.. A. This chapter provides for the conduct of Maryland's Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Consultation Program in accordance with federal law, regulations, and procedures.B. This chapter establishes the conditions under which an employer may be granted an exemption from certain MOSH inspections.
09.12.24.02.htm 09.12.24.02. 02 Establishment.. A. There is in the Occupational Safety and Health unit of the Division of Labor and Industry a MOSH Consultation Program.B. Service of the Program is available only upon request by the employer..
09.12.24.03.htm 09.12.24.03. 03 Scope of Request.. A. Availability of Services.. 1) The MOSH Consultation Program shall provide on-site and off-site consultation services in accordance with this chapter.2) Consultation services are available from the Division of Labor and Industry only through the MOSH Consultation Program.B. Prioritization. In allocating resources, the Division shall assign priority as follows:. 1) To businesses with fewer than 250 employees on site and fewer than 500 corporate-wide; and.
09.12.24.04.htm 09.12.24.04. 04 Incorporation by Reference.. A. In this chapter, the following documents are incorporated by reference.. B. Documents Incorporated.. 1) The following sections of Consultation Agreements, 29 CFR 1908 (October 26, 2000). a) 29 CFR §1908.2;. b) 29 CFR §1908.4;. c) 29 CFR §1908.5, except in (b)2) the last sentence, change the word "insight" to "initial". d) 29 CFR §1908.6; and. e) 29 CFR §1908.7, except:. i) In paragraph (a)1) substitute the following for the existing text, "Cons
09.12.24.05.htm 09.12.24.05. 05 Recognition and Exemption.. A. The recognition and exemption program shall be known as the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)B. The authority to approve an employer for SHARP rests with the Commissioner of Labor and Industry.. C. To be eligible for consideration for participation in SHARP, an employer shall:. 1) Be a single, fixed worksite;. 2) Have at least 1 year of operating history, in order to have established a days away from work, da
09.12.24.06.htm 09.12.24.06. 06 Pre-SHARP Status.. A. Employers that do not meet the SHARP requirements, but that exhibit a reasonable promise of achieving agreed upon milestones and time frames for SHARP participation, may be granted pre-SHARP status by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry.B. Pre-SHARP status may be granted to an employer that:. 1) Meets the eligibility requirements of Regulation .05C(1) and (2) of this chapter;. 2) Requests, in writing, a safety and health management system assessment,
09.12.24.07.htm 09.12.24.07. 07 Participation in SHARP and Pre-SHARP.. A. Relocation and Change in Ownership.. 1) Eligibility for participation in SHARP and pre-SHARP may be affected by relocation and change in ownership.2) Employers planning to relocate their facilities within the State shall notify the consultation project manager in writing 60 days before the move and permit a MOSH consultation visit within 30 days after the move.3) If the requirements of §A(2) of this regulation are not met, the consult
09.12.24.08.htm 09.12.24.08. 08 Rate Calculations.. A. Annual Rate Formula.. 1) Annual rates are calculated by the formula (N/EH) × 200,000 where:. a) N = Sum of the number of recordable injuries and illnesses in the year;. b) EH = Total number of hours worked by all employees in the year; and. c) 200,000 = Equivalent of 100 full time employees working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks per year.. 2) For the TRC Rate, in the formula N = H + I + J, use the total number of cases listed on the OSHA 300 Log in columns:
09.12.24.09.htm 09.12.24.09. 09 Sample Calculations.. A. Scenario.. 1) A safety and health consultant visited a machine shop, NAICS 33271 and SICS 3599, and recorded the following OSHA 300 Log information:Year. Number of Employees. Hours Worked. Column H. Column I. Column J. 2005. 5. 10,000. 2004. 7. 14,000. 2003. 6. 12,000. 2002. 8. 16,000. 2) This data is used throughout the examples that follow.. B. Calculations.. 1) Annual Rate Formula Calculations (Year 2005). a) DART..
09.12.24.9999.htm 09.12.24.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 13, 1995 (22:3 Md. R. 153). Regulations .03―06 repealed and new Regulations .03―08 adopted as an emergency provision effective March 29, 2002 (29:8 Md. R. 695) adopted permanently effective June 24, 2002 (29:12 Md. R. 926)Regulation .03 amended effective August 11, 2008 (35:16 Md. R. 1391). Regulation .05 amended effective August 11, 2008 (35:16 Md. R. 1391). Regulation .06 amended effective August 11, 2008 (35:16 Md. R. 1391).
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