2018 Maryland Code
Labor and Employment
Title 5 - Occupational Safety and Health
Subtitle 11 - Health Care Facilities -- Workplace Safety Program.
§ 5-1103. Workplace safety program.

  • (a) Workplace safety committee to establish program. -- The workplace safety committee shall establish a workplace safety program that is appropriate for the size and complexity of the health care facility.

  • (b) Components. -- The workplace safety program established under subsection (a) of this section shall include:

    • (1) a written policy describing how the health care facility provides for the safety of health care workers;

    • (2) an annual assessment to:

      • (i) identify hazards, conditions, operations, and situations that could lead to workplace injuries; and

      • (ii) be used to develop recommendations to reduce the risk of workplace injuries;

    • (3) a process for reporting, responding to, and tracking incidences of workplace injuries; and

    • (4) regular workplace safety training for health care workers.

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