Maryland OSHA Safety Training Courses
Maryland OSHA Training Requirements
In Maryland, some companies require their employees to take OSHA training in order to be qualified to perform certain duties. However, whatever industry you work for in Maryland - taking an OSHA Training Course is a low cost investment that rewards you with essential job safety practices that could one day possibly save your life. Most workplace accidents and injuries are preventable, so that's why more workers are taking a proactive step towards occupational safety training. (Choose course in right column.)
HAZWOPER Training Required
The Federal OSHA HAZWOPER Standard (29 CFR Part 1910.120) - requires that all employees that are exposed to or handle hazardous materials must take a 24hr or 40hr HAZWOPER Training Course and an 8hr Annual Refresher, at a level required by their job function and responsibility, before they are permitted to engage in hazardous waste operations that could expose them to hazardous substances.
Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Program
The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) supports the economic stability of the state by providing businesses, the workforce and the consuming public with high quality customer-focused regulatory, employment and training services.
The Maryland Division of Labor and Industry (DLI), through its various units, addresses various worker issues, from boiler and elevator safety, to workplace safety and health, to protecting employee wages and rights.
The Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Program works to improve the safety and health of Maryland's working men and women in both the public and private sector by providing consultation services, outreach and educational programs, establishing partnerships, setting and enforcing standards, and encouraging continual process improvement in workplace safety and health.
The Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Act and regulations require, with certain exceptions, that every employer who employs 11 or more employees in Maryland keep records of job-related fatalities, injuries, and illnesses. MOSH requires that the information be maintained on three forms: the OSHA 300, OSHA 300A and the OSHA 301.
Maryland OSHA - State Labor Program Statistics
Maryland Dept. of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation
Division of Labor & Industry
Research & Statistics Unit
10946 Golden West Drive, Suite 160
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
OSHA Labor Data - Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics
- SOII - BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
The SOII provides estimates for nonfatal cases of work-related injuries and illnesses from 46 States and Territories that are recorded by employers under the Occupational safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) recordkeeping guidelines.
- CFOI - BLS Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries
The CFOI publishes data on fatal cases of work-related injuries for all States, Territories, and New York City.
For more information, check out the BLS State Occupational Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities - Labor Programs and State data.
Maryland OSHA Top Fatal and Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses
According to latest data, the leading cause of workplace fatalities in Maryland was in the production, transportation, and material moving occupations (Source). The main type of these fatalities is the vehicle backover (i.e., when a vehicle backs up and strikes a worker behind the vehicle).
For more information on backovers, OSHA's Preventing Backovers webpage provides information about the hazards of backovers; solutions that can reduce the risk or frequency of these incidents; articles and resources; and references to existing regulations.
As with most states, the leading causes of private sector worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry were falls, followed by electrocution, struck by object, and caught-in/between.
Source: OSHA Common Statistics Summaries
Falls deaths are preventable by a safety training class that covers 29 CFR 1926.500 - Subpart M – Fall Protection and deals with both the human and equipment-related issues in protecting workers from fall hazards.
Sources: OSHA – Fall Protection in Construction (PDF); OSHA's Fall Prevention Campaign
Maryland Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Data by Industry (SOII)
(Please contact the State for additional data.)
- *2015 Incidence rates (PDF) Case counts (PDF)
- *2014 Incidence rates (PDF) Case counts (PDF)
- *2013 Incidence rates (PDF) Case counts (PDF)
- *2012 Incidence rates (PDF) Case counts (PDF)
Maryland Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) Data
(Please contact the State for additional data.)
- 2015 Fatal injury counts (HTML) rates (HTML)
- 2014 Fatal injury counts (HTML) rates (HTML)
- 2013 Fatal injury counts (HTML) rates (PDF)
- 2012 Fatal injury counts (HTML) rates (PDF)
How Maryland OSHA Compliance Training Can Help You
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