Citation and Notice (Safety Citation, Notice from L&I, Safety and Health Violations, Penalties (Safety & Health), Fines (Safety & Health), WISHA Penalties)

Woman reading a letter from L&I posted on a bulletin board -- Caption: Do you know that employees must be informed about safety citations? Citations must be posted for 3 working days or until all violations are corrected.A safety citation, also known as a Citation and Notice, is issued to an employer to notify them of Division of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH) inspection results including any safety and health violations found, penalties, and correction (abatement) dates.

On April 22, 2014 the Department of Labor and Industries' filed a CR101 rulemaking preproposal relating to DOSH penalty calculations. Find out more on the DOSH Penalty Calculation rules update summary.

To learn about licensing and other infractions related to Electrical, Elevators, Contractors, Plumbers, and other specialties, see Trades & Licensing.

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