Below are the maximum penalty amounts, with the annual adjustment for inflation, that may be assessed after Jan. 15, 2023. (See OSHA Memo, Dec. 20, 2022).
|Type of Violation||Penalty|
|$15,625 per violation|
|Failure to Abate||$15,625 per day beyond the abatement date|
|Willful or Repeated||$156,259 per violation|
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. State Plans are not required to impose monetary penalties on state and local government employers.
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