Comply With OSHA's Whistleblower Statute

Key Points

  • The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) protects whistleblowers who complain to the employer or to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) about unsafe working conditions.
  • The OSH Act gives whistleblowers the right to attend an OSHA inspection.
  • OSHA prohibits employers from taking an adverse action (e.g., discipline, termination, refusal to hire) against employees for exercising their rights to complain to their employer or file a complaint with OSHA.

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