State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public November 26 through November 28, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, November 26.

DLLR's Division of Labor and Industry

 

Appendix B:  Safety and Health Program Publications - Developing a Workplace Safety and Health Program - Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH)

 

The following references may be helpful in developing a basic safety and health program and addressing occupational safety and health concerns.

Training Requirements in OSHA Standards and Training Guidelines, publication #2254
The Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, PO Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250, (202) 512-1800
Lists training requirements in nearly 100 OSHA standards as an aid to those assigned the responsibility of employee training. Addresses issues such as determining if training is needed, developing educational programs, and evaluating the effectiveness of training.

OSHA Job Hazard Analysis Booklet, publication #029-016-001-425, $1.00
The Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402
Outlines the potential hazards associated with specific jobs

OSHA Handbook for Small Businesses, publication #2209
The Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, PO Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA, (202) 512-1800
A guide for small businesses to aid in the establishment and maintenance of a safe and healthful workplace through a seven-step program.

OSHA Record keeping Guidelines for Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
OSHA Publication Office, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 3101, Washington, DC 20210, (202) 693-1888
Designed to assist employers in understanding the OSHA 300 Injury and Illness Log and how to complete it properly.

Job Safety Analysis
U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, National Mine Health and Safety Academy, 1301 Airport Road, Beaver, WV 25813, (304) 256-3257
Basic guide for performing job safety analysis for the development of safety rules and procedures

Supervisor's Guide to Effective Safety Procedures
Bureau of Business Practice, Division of Aspen Publishers, 24 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06386, General questions (800) 243-0876; to place an order (800) 638-8437
Brief guide covers a variety of safety topics including fire safety, electrical safety and personal protective equipment

The Role of Labor-Management Committees in Safeguarding Worker Safety and Health
U.S. Department of Labor, BLMR-121, Room N5419, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210
Assesses the potential effectiveness of joint employer and employee committees in reducing risks of death, injury and illness on the job. Makes recommendations on how to make these committees more effective.

American National Standards (ANSI)
American National Standards Institute Inc., 11 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, (212) 642-4900
Consensus standards covering a variety of topics

National Fire Codes & Standards (NFPA)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Battermarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269 * To order by mail: NFPA Fulfillment Center, 11 Tracy Drive, Avon, Massachusetts 02322, 800-344-3555
Fire protection standards used as general consensus standards

Threshold Limit Values and Biological Exposure Indices
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), 1330 Kemper Meadow Drive, Suite 600, Cincinnati, Ohio 45240, (513) 742-2020
Listing of recommended threshold limit values developed by the ACGIH.

ACGIH Publications Catalog
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), 1330 Kemper Meadow Drive, Suite 600, Cincinnati, Ohio 45240, (513) 742-2020

Accident Investigation, Safety Manual No. 10
U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, National Mine Health and Safety Academy, 1301 Airport Road, Beaver, WV 25813, (304) 256-3257
Basic guide for accident investigation and how to use the information to avoid future hazards

The OSHA Construction Industry Safety and Health Outreach Program
National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, Springfield, VA 22161, (800) 553-6847
Reference materials to assist instructors in providing training on construction industry safety and health topics to entry-level participants

Safety and Health Manual for Building and Construction Trades Councils
Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, 815 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 756-4652
A comprehensive guide to the requirements for a safety and health program in the construction industry

How to Conduct Health & Safety Audits, product #599
Business and Legal Reports, Inc., 141 Mill Rock Road East, Old Saybrook, CT 06475, (800) 727-5257
A step-by-step guide to conducting workplace health and safety audits. Includes sample checklists.

OSHA Compliance Advisor
Business and Legal Reports, Inc., 141 Mill Rock Road East, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1513, (800) 727-5257
Semi-monthly publication covering current occupational safety and health compliance issues

Roofers' Safety and Health Manual
United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, 1125 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 638-2540
A comprehensive training manual designed to inform and alert workers to job hazards. Resource appendices provide lists by state of OSHA consultative services, occupational health clinics, and university education programs.

Guidelines for the Selection of Chemical Protective Clothing
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, 1330 Kemper Meadow Drive, Suite 600, Cincinnati, Ohio 45240, (513) 742-2020
Comprehensive tables to aid in the selection of chemical protective clothing, and a list of vendors

Respiratory Protection, publication #3079
OSHA Publication Office, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Rm. 3101, Washington, DC 20210, (202) 693-1888
Basic information on respiratory protection, proper selection, use and maintenance

Industrial Ventilation, A Manual of Recommended Practice
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, 1330 Kemper Meadow Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45240-4438, (513) 742-2020
Detailed information on ventilation applications in industry

Noise Control, A Guide for Workers and Employers
American Society of Safety Engineers, 1800 E. Oakton Street, Des Plaines, Illinois 60018-2187, (847) 699-2929
Basic information about the mechanics of noise and how to apply various control methods

Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality: ASHRAE Standard
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE), 1791 Tullie Circle, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, (404) 636-8400 or (800) 527-4723
ASHRAE Standard on Ventilation for acceptable indoor air quality

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