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09.12.91.00.htm 09.12.91.00. Title 09 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Subtitle 12 DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY Chapter 91 Railroad Safety and Health Authority: Labor and Employment Article, §5.5-104 and 5.5-108, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.12.91.01.htm 09.12.91.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In these regulations, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Agency" means the Division of Labor and Industry.. 2) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Labor and Industry or the Commissioner's authorized representative.3) "Presenter of evidence" means the Assistant Attorney General assigned to present charges and evidence on behalf of the agency.
09.12.91.02.htm 09.12.91.02. 02 Rules of Procedure for Hearing.. A. The requirements of this regulation are in addition to the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, Contested Cases, §10-201 et seq. of the State Government Article, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. Notice of Hearing.. 1) The presiding officer shall serve notice of the hearing on all parties at least 15 days before the hearing.2) Notice served under §B(1) of this regulation shall:. a) State the time, place, and nature of the hearing;.
09.12.91.03.htm 09.12.91.03. 03 Variances.. A. Application for Variance.. 1) Any affected railroad company may apply to the Commissioner for a variance from a regulation or standard adopted under the Railroad Safety and Health Act, Labor and Employment Article, Title 5.5, Annotated Code of Maryland.2) An application for variance shall be in writing and shall include:. a) The name and address of the applicant;. b) Identification of the regulation or standard from which the applicant seeks a variance;.
09.12.91.04.htm 09.12.91.04. 04 Clearance Requirements.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Main track" means track extending through a yard or between stations, upon which trains are controlled by timetable, block signals, interlocking rules, interlocking signals, or special instructions.2) "Overhead clearance" means the vertical distance from the top of the highest rail to a structure or obstruction above.3) "Side clearance" means the shortest horizontal
09.12.91.05.htm 09.12.91.05. 05 Track Safety Standards.. A. The standards relating to Railroad Safety and Health: Track Safety Standards, as published in 49 CFR Part 213, § 213.1-213.241 and Appendices A and B, are incorporated by reference.B. The amendments to the track safety standards as published in 47 FR 39401-39404 (September 7, 1982) 48 FR 35883 (August 8, 1983) and 49 FR 1988 (January 17, 1984) are incorporated by reference.C. In the federal standards incorporated by reference by this regulation, t
09.12.91.06.htm 09.12.91.06. 06 Report of Railroad Accident.. A. "Promptly" for accident reporting purposes, means within 3 hours.. B. Every railroad company operating a railroad in this State shall report, in writing or orally, to the Commissioner, promptly after the occurrence of an accident resulting in a serious injury or fatality to any person, or damage to property exceeding the sum determined by federal regulation, incurred during the operation of the railroad in the State.C. The report shall include:.
09.12.91.07.htm 09.12.91.07. 07 Posting of Citations.. A. Place of Posting.. 1) Except as otherwise provided by this regulation, upon receipt of a citation issued under the Railroad Safety and Health Act, Labor and Employment Article, Title 5.5, Annotated Code of Maryland, a railroad company shall immediately post the citation, or a copy of it, at or near each place a violation alleged in the citation occurred.2) If a citation posted at or near a place of alleged violation would not be readily visible to affe
09.12.91.9999.htm 09.12.91.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 9, 1981 (8:1 Md. R. 20). Regulations .01―03 adopted effective January 28, 1985 (12:2 Md. R. 137). Regulation .04 adopted effective February 24, 1986 (13:4 Md. R. 396). Regulation .05 adopted effective July 13, 1986 (13:14 Md. R. 1633). Regulation .06 adopted effective October 19, 1987 (14:21 Md. R. 2223). Regulation .07 adopted effective April 16, 1990 (17:7 Md. R. 849).
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