2018 Maryland Code
Labor and Employment
Title 5 - Occupational Safety and Health
Subtitle 1 - Definitions; General Provisions
§ 5-104. General duties of employers and employees

  • (a) Safe employment and places of employment. -- Each employer shall provide each employee of the employer with employment and a place of employment that are:

    • (1) safe and healthful; and

    • (2) free from each recognized hazard that is causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to the employee.

  • (b) Compliance with law. --

    • (1) Each employer shall comply with this title, each applicable regulation that the Commissioner adopts to carry out this title, and each applicable order that the Commissioner passes under this title.

    • (2) Each employee shall comply with this title and, when applicable to the employee's actions and conduct in the course of employment, each regulation that the Commissioner passes under this title.

  • (c) Notice of rights and duties. -- Each employer shall keep its employees informed of their protections and duties under this title, including each applicable occupational safety and health standard, by:

    • (1) posting notice where notices to employees normally are posted; or

    • (2) using other appropriate means.

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