Increased Worker Complaints and Reduced OSHA Inspections Leave Workers At Risk


OSHA has seen a surge in complaints during the last few months.  With complaints increasing 15%, inspections reduced by 50%, and few done in person, the concern for worker safety is on the rise.

This report, published by the Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General – Office of Audit, offers insights into the data surrounding the study of these complaints, violations related to COVID-19, challenges to enforce OSHA guidance and more.