The latest issue of our weekly Workplace Safety and Health newsletter is available for viewing and contains the following articles:
Committee Approves Changes to OSHA’s Whistleblower Statute. OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee wants to improve safeguards for employees who experience retaliation after making workplace safety and health complaints, but most of the changes it recommends will take congressional action.
Judge Throws Out MSHA Citation for Lack of Jurisdiction. A mine operator’s decision to challenge an MSHA citation and proposed $121 fine was rewarded when a judge threw out the violation for lack of jurisdiction.
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