OSHA saw complaint spike after gov orders for social distancing

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration saw a jump in complaints, mostly related to COVID-19, after the governor issued an order requiring employers to enforce social distancing.

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ONTARIO – Work hazard complaints to the state’s workplace safety agency ballooned in just under a month in Oregon. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration received 3,582 complaints between March 2 and April 19.

The division typically receives just over 2,000 complaints per year.

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