Overview of ABATEMENT VERIFICATION REGULATION 29 CFR 1903.19 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. 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. What happens if I don't comply? You could get a citation for failure to certify to OSHA, notify employees, and tag movable equipment.