What happens when a violation is found?

This depends on the type of violation. If an imminent health hazard is identified, the establishment is closed immediately. For other violations, inspectors work with establishment and property owners to correct the violations. Some may be corrected immediately and others may require a timeline for corrections. Repeated, uncorrected violations may also result in a permit being revoked and/or fines.

An imminent health hazard is a significant threat or danger to health that is considered to exist when there is evidence sufficient to show that a product, practice, circumstance, or event creates a situation that requires immediate correction or cessation of operation to prevent injury based on:

  1. The number of potential injuries
  2. The nature, severity, and duration of the anticipated injury

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1. What types of food establishments does the Englewood Health Department inspect?
2. What types of inspections does the Englewood Health Department conduct?
3. Who conducts the inspections?
4. How often are food establishments inspected?
5. What do Public Health Inspectors look for in a routine inspection?
6. What happens when a violation is found?
7. How are restaurants rated by the Public Health Inspectors?
8. How can I access restaurant inspections?
9. I got sick at an Englewood restaurant. What should I do?