Risk Management Safety Insight: Leveling the Playing Field
OSHA Employee Interview
As anyone who has ever experienced an OSHA inspection is well aware, a key element is the agency’s interviews of employees by the compliance officers from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
It is generally recognized that a majority of OSHA citations are based upon OSHA interviews of management and hourly employees. Unfortunately, a lot of confusion has occurred over the respective rights of OSHA, the employer and the employees. This article will attempt to strip away the veil of misunderstanding in this area.