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New OSHA Publication Reviews Employer Rights and Responsibilities Following an Inspection

Posted: November 10, 2011

OSHA has published a new booklet, available free to employers, entitled "Employer Rights and Responsibilities Following a Federal OSHA Inspection." The booklet contains information about:

  • What happens after an inspection.
  • The types of OSHA violations and penalties that can be assessed.
  • How to contest an OSHA violation.
  • Abatement certification requirements and the consequences of failing to abate an alleged violation.
  • The consequences of discriminating against an employee who files an OSHA complaint.
  • An employer's responsibility to provide a safe workplace.

The booklet also provides contact information, such as phone numbers for free OSHA consultations and compliance assistance.

The publication can be downloaded from the "Publications" page on the OSHA website. You may also call OSHA to order a printed copy of the brochure at no charge. Call 800-321-OSHA and request OSHA document number 3000-09R 2011.