The U.S. Department of Labor is again adjusting OSHA civil penalty amounts based upon cost-of-living adjustments for 2021 as provided in the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act..
OSHA will be increasing its maximum penalties amounts for all citations. The maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations will increase from $13,494 to $13,653 per violation. Also, the maximum penalty for willful or repeated violations will increase from $134,937 to $136,532 per violation. These increased penalty adjustments will apply after January 15, 2021.
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