Preliminary Notice of Violation [Energy] Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 851.3 (a) [Title 10 Energy; Chapter III Department of Energy; Part 851 Worker Safety and Health Program; Subpart A General Provisions], Preliminary Notice of Violation means “a document that sets forth the preliminary conclusions that a contractor has violated or is continuing to violate a requirement of this part and includes:

(1) A statement specifying the requirement of this part to which the violation relates;

(2) A concise statement of the basis for alleging the violation;

(3) Any remedy, including the amount of any proposed civil penalty; and

(4) A statement explaining the reasoning behind any proposed remedy.”