OSHA's civil penalties 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.

The following chart compares the new 2019 OSHA penalty amounts to last year's:

Violation2018 2019 
SeriousUp to $12,934Up to $13,260
Other-Than-SeriousUp to $12,934Up to $13,260
WillfulMinimum of $9,239 up to $129,336Minimum of $9,427 up to $132,598
RepeatedUp to $129,336Up to $132,598
Posting RequirementUp to $12,934Up to $13,260
Failure to AbateUp to $12,934 for each day the condition continuesUp to $13,260 for each day the condition continues

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