U.S. Dept. of Labor Seeking Public Input, Ideas to Improve OSHA Whistleblower Program Outreach, Training at May Meeting

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, to hear public comments and suggestions as part of its effort to improve outreach and training initiatives that support the federal whistleblower laws the agency enforces.

The meeting will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT via Zoom and is open to the public. The meeting will be offered in English and Spanish. Individuals interested in joining or participating in the meeting must register in English or Spanish by May 3, 2023. There is no fee to register.

Specifically, OSHA is seeking comments, ideas and other input in response to the following questions:

  1. What can the agency do to improve?
  2. What additional materials would be beneficial for the agency to make publicly available on its website?
  3. What types of whistleblower training videos or presentations would be useful for the public to better understand the whistleblower laws enforced by OSHA?
  4. How can OSHA better engage with complainants and respondents?

Comments may also be submitted to the Federal eRulemaking Portal assigned to Docket No. OSHA-2018-0005.

Deadline for submitting comments is May 24, 2023.

Read the Federal Register notice for details.

Learn more about OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program.