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OSHA must issue a citation and proposed penalty within 6 months of when the violation occurred.
OSHA and the company may work out a settlement agreement to resolve the matter and to eliminate the hazard.
Companies may formally contest the alleged violations and penalties by sending written notice to the OSHA
After the walkaround, the compliance officer will hold a closing conference with the company and the worker representatives to discuss the findings.
During the walkaround, compliance officers may point out violations that can be corrected immediately.
After the opening conference, the compliance officer and the representatives will conduct a walkaround of the workplace, inspecting for hazards that could lead to worker injuries or illnesses.
Workers do not have the right to have an authorized representative go on the inspection.
During the opening conference, the compliance officer will explain why OSHA selected the workplace for inspection
Onsite inspections have several distinct parts, starting with the presentation of the compliance officer’s credentials, which include both a photograph and a serial number.
Follow-up inspections checking for abatement of violations cited during previous inspections are also conducted by the agency in certain circumstances.
Worker complaints of hazards or violations are not high priority for OSHA.
Companies must report all work-related fatalities within 8 hours.
Severe injuries and illnesses are also a top priority for OSHA inspections.
OSHA typically conducts inspections without giving a company advance notice.