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Program Description

  Occupational Safety and Health

This program operates a proactive safety program and coordinates reporting to Federal and State regulatory agencies on health and safety issues. The State-required injury reports and the mandated safety training and record keeping are completed by the Safety Section of Risk Management on schedule. The program responds promptly to inspections and queries from the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Accident prevention programs are conducted, and continuous training is provided in loss prevention and loss control to promote a safe and healthy work environment for County employees. The program also employs proactive computer-based training for personal and facility safety.

Program Contacts

Contact Jedediah Millard of the Department of Finance at 240.777.8855 or Anita Aryeetey of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2784 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Training classes conducted by Safety and Health Specialists 12,1201,4692,0002,1002,100
1  Late in FY17, online training was initiated to complement in-person classes. The decrease in FY18 is related to the roll-out of the new online training program and the fact that DGS completed biennial OSHA training in FY17.

Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved8013293.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-373150.00
FY20 Approved7640143.00