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Slide 33

Slide 33


Title: Citations and Penalties

Type: Text Slide


  • The CSHO reports findings to the area director, who evaluates them
  • If a violation exists, OSHA will issue a Citation and Notification of Penalty
  • Citations and notices of proposed penalties are sent by certified mail
  • Employer must post a copy of each citation at or near place where violation occurred, for 3 days or until violation abated, whichever is longer

[Includes OSHA logo]

Speaker Notes:

Employers must comply with the posting requirements even if they contest the citation.

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