09.12.20.01

.01 Definitions.

A. In this chapter and COMAR 09.12.21 and 09.12.22, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

B. Terms Defined.

(1) "Act" means the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Act, Labor and Employment Article, Title 5, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(2) "Establishment" means:

(a) A single physical location where business is conducted or where services or industrial operations are performed; and

(b) Each distinct activity, where distinctly separate activities are performed at a single physical location.

(3) Inspection.

(a) "Inspection" means an inspection of an employer's factory, plant, establishment, construction site, other area, workplace, or environment where work is performed by an employee of an employer.

(b) "Inspection" includes:

(i) Complaint inspection;

(ii) Reinspection;

(iii) Followup inspection;

(iv) Accident investigation; or

(v) Other inspection conducted under the Act.

(4) "Inspector" means an individual authorized by the Commissioner to conduct an occupational safety and health inspection under Labor and Employment Article, §5-208, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(5) Work Days.

(a) "Work days" means Mondays through Fridays, excluding State holidays.

(b) "Work days" does not include the day a notice is received.