OSHA has announced adjustments to civil penalty amounts based on cost-of-living adjustments for 2021. OSHA collects penalty payments for citations issued for employer violations of OSHA regulations.
OSHA’s maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations will increase from $13,494 per violation to $13,653 per violation. The maximum penalty for willful or repeated violations will increase from $134,937 per violation to $136,532 per violation. The increased penalty levels apply to any penalties assessed after January 15, 2021.
Visit the OSHA Penalties webpage for more information.