How many days does an employer have to contest an OSHA violation?
A. 15 working days of the receipt by the employer of the notice of proposed penalty
B. 14 days from the date the citation was issued
C. 30 days
D. 90 days from the date of the violation
Answer- A – 15 working days of the receipt by the employer of the notice of proposed penalty
Explanation: As an employer who has been cited, you may take either of the following courses of action: ƒ If you agree to the Citation and Notification of Penalty, you must correct the condition by the date set in the citation and pay the penalty, if one is proposed. If you do not agree, you have 15 working days from the date you receive the citation to contest in writing any or all of the following: – Citation – Proposed penalty – Abatement date