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OSHA Penalties Adjusting in 2019

Posted: January 31, 2019 Tags:

OSHA Penalties Adjusting in 2019

OSHA’s civil penalties amounts for violations of workplace safety and health standards will increase in 2019 to adjust for inflation. The adjusted maximum penalty amounts will take effect upon publication in the Federal Register. New penalties for willful and repeat violations will be $132,598 per violation; serious, other-than-serious, and posting requirements are $13,260 per violation; and failure to abate violations are $13,260 per day beyond the abatement date.

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Type of Violation Penalty Previous Penalty
Serious and Non-serious $13,260 per violation $12,934
OSHA Posting Requirements $13,260 per violation $12,934
Willful or Repeated $132,598 per violation $129,336
Failure to Abate $13,260 per day $12,934

 


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