The Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Advisory Board started in 1955 as the Occupational Safety Advisory Board (Chapter 44,
Acts of 1955). The MOSH Advisory Board adopted its present name in 1968 (Chapter 530, Acts of 1968). The Board formulates and proposes rules and regulations
to prevent accidents and occupational diseases in every occupation or place of employment in Maryland.
Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Advisory Board
Division of Labor and Industry
1100 North Eutaw Street - Room 606
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
John C. Duley, Jr., Industry Member
Dennis Howard, Public Member
Emory E. Knowles, Industry Member
Melissa McDiarmid, M.D., Health Member
Clifford Mitchell, M.D., Health Member
Joanne M. Orlinsky (Chair), Public Member
Richard Ruehl, Labor Member
Elizabeth (Sissy) Martin, Public Member
J. Meighen, Commissioner/Ed-Officio Member (No Vote)
The MOSH Board generally meets the 1st Wednesday of every month to discuss issues relating
to Occupational Safety and Health. The meetings are held at 10946 Golden West Drive, Suite 160, Hunt Valley, Md. 20131.
For further information or to confirm that a meeting will be held in a specific month, please contact
Debbie Stone at (410) 767-2225.