Implementation, Training, Documentation of Workplace Safety Practices Reduces Risk of COVID-19 OSHA Whistleblower Claims

OSHA whistleblower claims have skyrocketed since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in March. Attorneys expect a surge in litigation due to COVID-19, but whistleblower claims represent one of the largest categories of litigation related to the pandemic. Business owners can take steps now to reduce their risk of being caught in this litigation by reviewing and implementing CDC, OSHA, and local guidance related to workplace safety practices. And as always, documenting training and policies goes a long way to presenting a strong defense against these claims. For more information on recent claims and how to reduce your risk keep reading.