Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) - Division of Labor and Industry
Maryland Heat Illness Prevention Standard Development
We are pleased to share a draft of our revised standard and to announce a series of stakeholder meetings to discuss the draft. We encourage you to participate in this exciting process!
The final scheduled stakeholder meeting will be held on Monday, February 26, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. at the MOSH offices in Hunt Valley. This meeting will be in hybrid format. Please register below!
We also invite you to submit written comments. The deadline for submission of written comments is Friday, March 15, 2024. Please submit comments through the portal below.
Stakeholder meeting on Monday, February 26, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.
This meeting will be in hybrid format, with in-person attendees at our Hunt Valley offices.
Registration is encouraged.
Prevent Heat Illness at Work
Other Helpful Links:
- National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): Free Heat Safety Tool App
- OSHA: Heat Stress Exposure
- OSHA: Additional Heat Illness Prevention Resources
Worker Rights and Safety
Click below to read the latest OSHA newsletter on worker rights and safety – 8/15/2023 edition
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MOSH's mission is to promote and assure workplace safety and health while reducing workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses. MOSH achieves its mission through various means, including inspections, consultation services, compliance assistance, outreach, education, and cooperative programs. By accomplishing our mission MOSH saves lives, enhances the quality of life of working people, and contributes to the economic vitality of the State.
Overview of MOSH and Consultation Services
This video provides an overview of MOSH and our free Consultation Services
Report a Fatality/Imminent Danger
MOSH is one of 28 OSHA-approved State Plans, and is funded with federal and special funds. Section 18 of the OSH Act encourages states to develop and operate their own job safety and health programs.
MOSH staff develop and propose rules and regulations, with the assistance of the MOSH Advisory Board, to prevent injuries and occupational diseases in every occupation or place of employment in Maryland.
MOSH has jurisdiction over all public and private sector workplaces in Maryland with the following exceptions:
- An employee of the federal government or its units
- An employee whose occupational safety and health is protected under:
- The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977
- The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
- The Atomic Energy Act of 1954
MOSH works to improve the safety and health of Maryland’s workforce in both the public and private sector by:
- providing consultation services
- offering outreach and educational programs
- establishing partnerships
- setting and enforcing standards
- encouraging continual process improvement in workplace safety and healthy
|Research & Statistics
|Region I :Eastern Shore counties
|Region II: Industrial Hygienists--All Maryland counties
|Region III: Baltimore City
|Region IV: Garrett, Allegany, Washington, Frederick and Montgomery, & counties
|Region V: Carroll, Howard and Anne Arundel counties
|Region VI: Prince George’s, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties
|Region VII: Baltimore County, Harford, and Cecil counties
Division of Labor and Industry
Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH)
10946 Golden West Drive, Suite 160
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Directions to the Hunt Valley Training Center