OSHA to hold meeting to discuss whistleblower rights

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is expected to hold a meeting in Washington tomorrow, Tuesday, November, 10, to further enforce employees to report any employers who are negligent in providing work-conducive environment, OSHA reported on October 26.

Reports said the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC) will also attend the meeting to discuss possible measures for protecting whistleblowing employees who step forward to report negative practices of their employing companies.

Public comments, presentation of state plans, and work group discussions are also expected to take place in the meeting. The meeting falls under OSHA’s provision to protect employees in various industries who are vigilant in maintaining healthy, safe, and accountable workplaces, and for ensuring that employers are abiding by OSHA regulations.

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