Online Resource for Whistle Blowers

Whistleblowers covered by one of 22 statutes administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will now be able to file complaints online. The form provides workers who have been retaliated against an additional way to reach out for OSHA assistance. Currently, workers can make complaints to OSHA by calling the agency’s toll free number or a regional or area office. “The ability of workers to speak out and exercise their rights without fear of retaliation provides the backbone for some of American workers’ most essential protections,” said Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels. “Whistleblower laws protect not only workers, but also the public at large, and now workers will have an additional avenue available to file a complaint with OSHA.”

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