Open date is the date of inspection
Modification date is the most recent activity regarding the inspection
Load date is when the data file was last processed
Inspections are typically planned, but will also include referral, employee complaint, reported incident, etc.
Planned inspections (also known as programmed inspections) are usually comprehensive whereas unprogrammed (coming from a referral or complaint) are partial and focus on the specific work area, operation, machine, etc that was reported in the complaint.
Indicates if employees are union
This is the standard that was violated.
Violation type factors into the penalty charged. Violations can be Serious, Other (other than serious), Repeated (meaning this isn't the first time they've been told to fix a problem), Posting Requirements or Failure to Abate. Below is a table indicating min and max amounts -
|Type of Violation||Penalty Minimum||Penalty Maximum|
|Serious||[$975] per violation||$13,653 per violation|
|Other-Than-Serious||$0 per violation||$13,653 per violation|
|Willful or Repeated||[$9,753*] per violation||$136,532 per violation|
|Posting Requirements||$0 per violation||$13,653 per violation|
|Failure to Abate||N/A||$13,653 per day unabated beyond the abatement date [generally limited to 30 days maximum]|
Gravity is a factor in Serious violations - 10 is high, 5 is moderate and 1 is low. Below table indicates gravity based penalty amounts -
These are the fines charged for the violation. Penalties can be adjusted (reduced) with a favorable history (up to 10%), up to 25% for 'good faith efforts' and up to a 70% reduction for size (number of employees). Below table indicates the percent reduction based on size -
|251 or more||None|
|10 or fewer||80|
|251 or more||0|
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