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January 22, 2022

Labor OIG Opens Audit Of OSHA Response to Rising Warehouse Injuries

January 3, 2022 at 5:44 PM
The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is beginning an audit of OSHA’s response to a rise in “severe” worker injuries at retailers’ warehouse facilities that the watchdog says is a “consequence” of the COVID-19 pandemic, following months of claims by labor groups that the facilities have failed to provide accident protections. “Please be advised the Office of Inspector General is initiating an audit to determine what actions OSHA has taken to address the increase in severe...

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