What is abatement?
Abatement is the correction of the safety or health hazard/violation that led to an OSHA citation.
Does this regulation apply to me?
This regulation applies to you only if you have received a citation from OSHA during an inspection. (Procedures in States with OSHA-approved State Plans may differ. See pages 11, 12, and 25.)
What do I have to do?
Fix the hazard.
Certify that you’ve fixed the hazard.
Notify your employees and their representatives that you have fixed the hazard.
Send document(s) to OSHA saying that you have abated the hazard.
Tag any cited movable equipment with a warning tag or a copy of the citation.