Where in OSHAs regulations does it define what constitutes a separate violation?
Reply: Please see answer to question 11. OSHA’s Instruction CPL 2.103, The OSHA Field Inspection Response Manual section C.5(a) states, “violations of a single standard having the same classification found during the inspection of an establishment or worksite generally shall be combined into one alleged citation item.” Question 13: If an employer samples the building’s air and finds that it is inadequate, how long does the employer have to retain the actual air sample? Reply: 29 CFR 1910.1020 does not require an employer to retain the actual sample. However, the air monitoring results must be kept for at least thirty (30) years. Question 14: If an employer finds a building’s air quality inadequate and the employer improves the ventilation system, are the system’s maintenance records considered exposure records? Reply: No. 29 CFR 1910.1020(c)(5)(i) defines employee exposure records as “…monitoring or measuring of a toxic substance or harmful physical agent, including perso