OSHA Penalty Amounts Adjusted for 2020

OSHA NEWS: “OSHA adjusted penalty amounts for 2020 to reflect inflation.”

“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).” 

“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.

For More Assistance

OSHA offers a variety of options for employers looking for compliance assistance.

The On-Site Consultation Program provides professional, high-quality, individualized assistance to small businesses at no cost.

OSHA also has compliance assistance specialists in most of our 85 Area Offices across the nation who provide robust outreach and education programs for employers and workers.

For more information, please contact the Regional or Area Office nearest you.”

Read the full memo at https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/2020-01/20200110124448588.pdf

More information and details can be found at https://www.osha.gov/penalties/

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