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Article - Labor and Employment




§5–1101.

    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    (1)    “Health care facility” means:

            (i)    a hospital; or

            (ii)    a State residential center.

        (2)    “Health care facility” includes:

            (i)    a subacute care unit of a hospital; and

            (ii)    a State–operated hospital.

    (c)    “Health care worker” means an individual employed by a health care facility.

    (d)    “Hospital” has the meaning stated in § 19–301 of the Health – General Article.

    (e)    “State residential center” has the meaning stated in § 7–101 of the Health – General Article.

    (f)    “Workplace safety” means the prevention of any physical assault or threatening behavior against a health care worker in a health care facility.