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Workers Rate Workplace Safety a
regulations, they have the right to file a
complaint and should not fear retaliation.
Silenced workers are not safe workers,”
said Assistant Secretary of Labor for
OSHA David Michaels. “Changes in the
whistleblower provisions make good on
the promise to stand by those workers
who have the courage to come forward
when they believe their employer is vio-
lating the law and cutting corners on a
variety of safety, health and security
concerns in the affected industries.”
The rules will become final unless
OSHA receives significant adverse com-
ments by the Nov. 1 deadline. All com-
ments, whether in support or in
opposition, may be submitted electroni-
cally through the federal e-rulemaking
FOR CONFINED SPACES
CONFINED SPACE DETECTOR
Top mount display
Up to 5 gases
OSHA Issues Interim Final Rules on
On Sept. 1, OSHA released interim final
rules aimed at protecting the rights of
workers who speak out against health
and safety violations. The regulations
are designed to establish procedures for
handling worker retaliation complaints
and cover employees in the railroad,
public transit, commercial motor carrier
and consumer product industries.
“When workers believe their employers
are violating certain laws or government
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