Some employers are speaking out against OSHA’s “name and shame” policy, which has persisted under the Trump administration’s Department of Labor. “Name and shame” refers to the agency’s practice of issuing press releases that include statements on individual company’s safety failures. The number of press releases has decreased under Trump’s Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, but the tone has not. The American Society of Safety Professionals has spoken out against the practice, and at least one attorney, speaking to Business Insurance, says he would like to challenge the method in court.
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