Whistleblower Protection (Transportation)

Overview

Under the OSH Act, employees have the right to a workplace free of recognized hazards. When an employee appeals to OSHA to remedy workplace hazards, the employee may be labeled a “whistleblower.” This course teaches employees about the OSHA protection for whistleblowers in the transportation industry, specifically the commercial motor carrier industry. Learn when and for whom whistleblower protection applies, including whistleblower protection from discrimination and retaliation, and the OSHA requirements for filing a complaint.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify the rights and protections provided by the Whistleblower Protection Act for employees in the transportation industry.

Audience

This course is intended for all employees in the commercial motor carrier industry.

Features

This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams

Regulations

FMCSR – 49 CFR 380.503 – Entry Level Driving Requirements

OSHA - 29 CFR 1978 - Rules for Implementing Section 405 of the STAA of 1982

Approximate Length

30 minutes

Delivery Method

Online

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