State Laws on Employee Health Rights

Virginia Code § 40.1-28

It shall be unlawful for any employer to require any employee or applicant for employment to pay the cost of a medical examination or the cost of furnishing any medical records required by the employer as a condition of employment.

In Maryland, the obligation to provide a safe workplace is statutory.

MD Lab & Emp Code § 5-104 (a)

Each employer shall provide each employee of the employer with employment and a place of employment that are:

(1) safe and healthful; and

(2) free from each recognized hazard that is causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to the employee.