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Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) - Division of Labor and Industry

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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.


Maryland Heat Illness Prevention Standard Development

Maryland Occupational Safety and Health would like to thank every person and entity that participated in the series of Maryland's Heat Stress Illness Prevention standards stakeholder meetings that took place between January and March. The window to submit comments is now closed.

Please continue to visit this page for information and updates.

Announcement: Board Meeting

A meeting of the MOSH Board was held Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. Please continue to visit this page for updates.

Heat Stress Illness
Prevention Standards

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prevent heat illness and work link

                                         Consejos para Prevenir las Enfermedades Relacionadas con el Calor en el Trabajo (Recomendado durante Verano)

Workers Memorial Day

Link to National Workzone Awareness Week Page

Worker Rights and Safety

Click below to read the latest OSHA newsletter on worker rights and safety – 8/15/2023 edition


Overview of MOSH and Consultation Services

This video provides an overview of MOSH and our free Consultation Services

Report a Fatality/Imminent Danger
Business Hours: 410-527-4499
After Hours: 1-888-257-6674


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

MOSH Contacts

Administration/General Information 410-527-4499
Consultation 410-527-4472
Operations 410-527-4447
Outreach 410-527-2091
Research & Statistics


Region I :Eastern Shore counties 410-819-5860
Region II: Industrial Hygienists--All Maryland counties 410-527-4442
Region III: Baltimore City 410-527-4426
Region IV: Garrett, Allegany, Washington, Frederick and Montgomery, & counties 301-791-4699
Region V: Carroll, Howard and Anne Arundel counties 410-527-4458
Region VI: Prince George’s, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties 301-883-3317
Region VII: Baltimore County, Harford, and Cecil counties 410-527-4434

Division of Labor and Industry
Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH)

10946 Golden West Drive, Suite 160
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Phone: 410-527-4499
Fax: 410-527-4481
Directions to the Hunt Valley Training Center