Here’s another example of what happens when a railroad tries to blame an injured worker instead of taking responsibility for the workplace culture that caused the injury in the first place. Declaring “An employer does not have the right to retaliate against its employees who report work-related injuries,” OSHA’s Whistleblower Office ordered two Illinois railroads to pay over $80,000 in back wages, compensatory damages, and attorney’s fees to a former worker who reported an injury and then was subjected to a railroad “investigation” that resulted in his termination. Click here for OSHA’s press release, and click here for the full text of the Federal Rail Safety Act that shields employees from such retaliation.