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OSHA Reports Whistleblower Claims are Rising

Employee claims of retaliation have risen steadily on a year-to-year basis and recent government statistics suggest this is a continuing trend. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), which enforces 22 separate federal whistleblower statutes, has issued updated statistics showing the number of whistleblower cases filed with the agency and their outcome. According to the … Continue Reading

GAO Study Critical of OSHA’s NRTL Program

The General Accounting Office (GAO) has just completed a critical review of OSHA’s Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program.  The NRTL Program is an OSHA program that accredits laboratories to perform testing of certain equipment to ensure its safety when used in the workplace.  Most notably, all electrical equipment used in worksites across the country … Continue Reading