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:
|Serious||Up to $12,934||Up to $13,260|
|Other-Than-Serious||Up to $12,934||Up to $13,260|
|Willful||Minimum of $9,239 up to $129,336||Minimum of $9,427 up to $132,598|
|Repeated||Up to $129,336||Up to $132,598|
|Posting Requirement||Up to $12,934||Up to $13,260|
|Failure to Abate||Up to $12,934 for each day the condition continues||Up to $13,260 for each day the condition continues|
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