OSHA News Blast – Workers’ Whistleblower Rights & Protections

OSHA News Blast – Workers’ Whistleblower Rights & Protections

Category: Workers' Rights & Protections

Posted March 20, 2016 by admin

OSHA Releases Fact Sheet on Workers’ Whistleblower Rights & Protections
OSHA Releases Fact Sheet on Workers’ Whistleblower Rights & Protections

A fact sheet entitled “Filing Whistle Blower Complaints Under Section 11c of the Act of 1970”1 is now available in English and Spanish.  The fact sheet explains that employers are prohibited from retaliating against employees for exercising their variety of rights guaranteed under OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Association), filing a health complaint with OSHA, raising a health and safety concern with their employers, participating in an OSHA inspection or reporting a work-related injury or illness.  OSHA enforces the Whistle Blower provisions of 22 statutes that protect workers from retaliation and raising safety and health issues on the job or reporting violations of laws in various industries.

Are you ready to blow the whistle on an employer’s illegal actions? Or do you need help obtaining the workers’ compensation benefits you deserve? Contact a Mount Vernon workers compensation lawyer at Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. today by calling 800-553-3125 or by emailing us via the contact form on this page.


1: OSHA Fact Sheet available here

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