The phone is ringing, and I don't recognize the number, All Caller ID says is, "NAME UNAVAILABLE".
Please help me figure out who is calling and what they want
THEY REPRESENT THEMSELVES AS BEING FROM OSHA AND SENDING YOUR COMPLIANCE POSTERS. THEN CALL BACK AND WANT TO RECORD YOU AGREEING TO THE $300 FOR THE MATERIALS. GAVE ME A NUMBER OF 855-825-2544 TO CALL BACK BUT YOU GET PUT INTO A LOOP AND DONT GET A REAL PERSON.
CALLER STATE THAT SHE NEEDED TO UPDATE OUR RECORDS SO SHE COULD SEND US OSHA POSTERS, ETC. I ASKED HER IF THIS WAS A LEGITIMATE BUSINESS, TO WHICH SHE RESPONDED BY LAUGHING AND STATING, "WHY YES, THIS IS A LEGITIMATE BUSINESS!" BELOW IS SCAM INFO RELATED TO OSHA. THEY PROVIDE ALL MATERIAL.....AT NO COST.....FREE!!! DON'T BE FOOLED. AS STATED IN A COMMENT BELOW, THEY SPELL THEIR NAME WRONG...HUGE INDICATOR!
Federal OSHA: OSHA Issues Scam Warning
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a warning to employers about scam artists trying to coerce employers into purchasing OSHA documents. According to the agency, employers have received threatening notices, messages, or telephone calls from various companies saying that to be in compliance with OSHA rules and regulations, the employer must buy the OSHA documents from them. The most popular item offered for sale is the OSHA Workplace Poster. Also, individuals have falsely identified themselves as U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) or OSHA employees and threatened employers with fines if they don't purchase specific materials.
OSHA is reminding employers that, although required to display OSHA materials (and required to continually display a DOL poster informing employees of protections afforded under the Occupational Safety and Health Act), all of the OSHA materials that are required to be posted are available free of charge from OSHA either electronically at www.osha.gov or through the OSHA publications office. (The same is true for all required Cal/OSHA materials.) Also, although companies legitimately sell OSHA materials compiled in a single package or printed on a single poster or in a laminated format for the employer's convenience, there is no requirement that employers purchase materials from these companies; employers can obtain the materials from OSHA and compile and laminate them themselves.
Employers can report any company that threatens or otherwise fraudulently solicits them to OSHA at 1-800-321-OSHA.
CALLER ID DISPLAYED 954-272-6856 FEDERAL SAFTEY. ASKED TO SPEAK WITH OFFICE MANAGER. "FAST TALKED" ME WHEN I TOLD THEM MANAGER WASN'T AVAILABLE. GOT STRANGE VIBE FROM HER WHEN SHE GAVE ME THEIR TOLL FREE NUMBER AND HESITATED TWICE TRYING TO GIVE IT TO ME...855-825-2554 X 314 ROBIN LAYNE. IT SOUNDED SCAMISH, FELT SCAMISH....MUST BE SCAMISH. PLUS THEY'RE LOCATED OUT OF HOLLYWOOD, FL. JUST WATCHED A DATE LINE NEWS CLIP ABOUT THE BUSINESSES THAT RUN SCAMS OUT OF STORAGE BUILDINGS THERE!
954-272-6856 - Federal Saftey (You know they are a class act when they misspell their own company name!) Called claiming to be calling from OSHA and asked to speak to the manager. They are NOT calling from OSHA. Clearly a fraudulent company trying to sell safety posters and such. Reporting to the FCC.gov website AND to OSHA directly.