Posts tagged MSHA Citations
How Does MSHA Interpret the Negligence of a Citation?

Continuing on the theme of how MSHA interprets and defines the different categories of a citation, this month we discuss negligence. Similar to gravity, there are five increasing levels of negligence that an inspector can assign to a citation. Negligence, however, is the biggest influence on the fine amount of a citation. It is also the most common area to argue for a reduction in fines.

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