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This is the official manual of OSHA setting forth important details/information regarding each Whistleblower retaliation law that it enforces. This manual gives you important information on the handling of these complaints by OSHA and the pertinent deadlines and information about whistleblower’s rights and duties.

OSHA enforces the following laws:

-Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA 11(c)), 29 U.S.C. §660(c);
-Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA), 49 U.S.C.§ 31105;
-Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), 15 U.S.C. § 2651;
-International Safe Container Act (ISCA), 46 U.S.C.§ 80507;
-Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. § 300j-9(i);
-Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA), 33 U.S.C. § 1367;
-Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), 15 U.S.C. § 2622;
-Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWDA), 42 U.S.C. § 6971;
-Clean Air Act (CAA), 42 U.S.C. § 7622;
-Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C.§ 9610;
-Energy Reorganization Act (ERA), 42 U.S.C. § 5851;
-Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR21), 49 U.S.C. § 42121;
-Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX), 18 U.S.C. § 1514A;
-Pipeline Safety Improvement Act (PSIA), 49 ii U.S.C. § 60129;
-Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA), 49 U.S.C. § 20109;
-National Transit Systems Security Act (NTSSA), 6 U.S.C.§ 1142;
-Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), 15 U.S.C. § 2087;
-Affordable Care Act (ACA), 29 U.S.C. § 218C;
-Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (CFPA), Section 1057 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, 12 U.S.C. § 5567;
-Seaman’s Protection Act, 46 U.S.C. § 2114 (SPA), as amended by Section 611 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010, P.L. 111-281;
-FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), 21 U.S.C. § 399d; and Section 31307 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP21), 49 U.S.C. § 30171.29 CFR Part 1977 – Discrimination Against Employees Exercising Rights under the Williams-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act;
-29 CFR Part 1978 – Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provisionof the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 (STAA), as Amended;
-29 CFR Part 1979 – Procedures for the Handling of Discrimination Complaints under Section 519 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century;
-29 CFR Part 1980 – Procedures for the Handling of Discrimination Complaints under Section 806 of the Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act of 2002;
-29 CFR Part 1981 – Procedures for the Handling of Discrimination Complaints under Section 6 of the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002;
-29 CFR Part 24 – Final Rule, Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaintsunder the Employee Protection Provisions of Six Federal Environmental Statutes and Section 211 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended;
-29 CFR Part 1982 – Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the National Transit Systems Security Act and the Federal Railroad Safety Act;
-29 CFR Part 1983 – Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints under Section 219 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008;
-29 CFR 1984 –Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 1558 of the Affordable Care Act;
-29 CFR Part 1985 –Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010;
-29 CFR Part 1986 – Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Seaman’s Protection Act;
-29 CFR 1987 – Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under Section 402 of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act.

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