OSHA Adjusts Penalty Amounts

Below are the maximum penalty amounts adjusted for inflation as of Jan. 23, 2019. 

Type of Violation Penalty
Serious
Other-Than-Serious
Posting Requirements
$13,260 per violation
Failure to Abate $13,260 per day beyond the abatement date
Willful or Repeated $132,598 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.

 

Source: OSHA.gov