Five Steps to Protecting Whistleblowers

July 28, 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) drafted a document intended to help employers develop a program to protect employees from retaliation. In it, OSHA suggested five key steps: (1) ensure leadership commitment, (2) foster an anti-retaliation culture, (3) implement a system for responding to reports of retaliation, (4) conduct anti-retaliation training, and (5) monitor progress and program improvement.