OSHA Sets Trucking, Rail Whistleblower Meeting

At the June 12 meeting, OSHA is looking for input on how it can better deliver whistleblower customer service and what kind of assistance it can provide to help explain the whistleblower laws it enforces.

OSHA announced it will host a public meeting June 12 in Washington, D.C., to solicit comments and suggestions from stakeholders in the railroad and trucking industries on whistleblower issues.

OSHA enforces the whistleblower provisions of 22 statutes protecting employees who report violations of airline, commercial motor vehicle, consumer product, environmental, financial reform, food safety, health care reform, nuclear, pipeline, public transportation agency, railroad, maritime, and securities laws. More information is available at http://www.whistleblowers.gov.

At the meeting, OSHA is looking for input on how it can better deliver whistleblower customer service and what kind of assistance it can provide to help explain the whistleblower laws it enforces. The agency said the June 12 meeting will be the first in a series of meetings requesting public input on the whistleblower program.

It will be held from 1-3 p.m. Eastern time in Room N-3437 A-B at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Individuals interested in participating or attending, in person or by phone, must register by May 29 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/occupational-safety-and-health-administration-stakeholder-meeting-registration-45311347460. Comments also may be submitted via www.regulations.gov to OSHA Docket No. OSHA-2018-0005.

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