OSHA: 2020 Penalties Adjusted for Inflation
Originally published by: OSHA — January 10, 2020
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Below are the maximum penalty amounts, with the annual adjustment for inflation, that may be assessed after Jan. 15, 2020. (See OSHA Memo, Jan 10, 2020).
|Type of Violation||Penalty|
|$13,494 per violation|
|Failure to Abate||$13,494 per day beyond the abatement date|
|Willful or Repeated||$134,937 per violation|
State Plan States
States that operate their own Occupational Safety and Health Plans are required to adopt maximum penalty levels that are at least as effective as Federal OSHA's.
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