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Safety Talkback for the Workplace Box

NIH, OD, Office of Research Services (ORS), Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) Safety Talkback for the Workplace Box


This digital Safety Talkback for the Workplace Box provides NIH employees and contractors an opportunity to submit comments and/or ideas anonymously to DOHS.


Note - DO NOT include personally identifiable information (PII) in any of your survey responses.

Safety Talkback for the Workplace Box Rules:

Be Respectful

Everyone has valuable ideas to share. Please be respectful and avoid using inappropriate language when interacting on the site.

Stay on Topic

Please make sure the comments and/or ideas you submit are relevant to the mission, activities and workplaces of NIH.

Safety Talkback for the Workplace Box Terms of Use  

The Safety Talkback for the Workplace Box does not create an alternate process for submitting complaints governed by law, such as those relating to labor, employment, contract, or personal injury. Because all submissions are anonymous, the Safety Talkback for the Workplace Box should not be used to file or report individual complaints or grievances regarding whistleblowing, discrimination, harassment, or retaliation. 


Please direct complaints related to whistleblowing to the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Inspector General Hotline (1-800-447-8477) or the Office of Special Counsel Hotline (1-800-572-2249), and complaints related to discrimination, harassment, or retaliation to the NIH Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion . 


DOHS cannot guarantee that all submissions will be read, therefore DOHS does not assume or warrant any legal liability for its response, or lack of response, to any submission. By submitting a comment and/or idea, the submitter agrees that the Federal Government will have the right to use and distribute the comment and/or idea, or any derivative thereof, for any federal purpose without limitation.


As an additional resource, you may also consider visiting the NIH, OMA, Division of Management Support (DMS), NIH Employee Suggestion Program which seeks to motivate employees to increase productivity and creativity by rewarding those whose accomplishments and adopted ideas benefit the Federal Government.