Ins & Outs of the OSHA Whistleblower Program

Ins & Outs of the OSHA Whistleblower Program

It takes a brave individual to seek justice for the wrongs conducted on a worksite. Workers typically become whistleblowers after suffering retaliation from an employer that did not take favorably to being approached about an issue.

In the construction industry, whistleblowing is usually a result of the following wrongdoings as a result of a project:

  • Asbestos in school sites
  • Excessive air or water pollution as a result of work
  • Improper disposal of solid, hazardous, or radioactive waste
  • Any form of neglect of standards put in place by the Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA) – full list available here

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