Q: Confused about NOC - notice of contest
A: Notice of Contest allow an employer to challenge an OSHA and/or workers' compensation ruling of a workplace violation (usually safety related). The notice is required for all violations (i.e. minor and very serious violations). It should be sent around 20 days of a claim and should both state the nature of the claim and period of time in which the employer can challenge the determination. For specific guidance, it is highly recommended that you contact an employment/workers compensation lawyer.
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