OSHA Fines to Increase Beginning Aug. 1, 2016
It's a fact, OSHA’s fines will increase 78 percent to account for inflation since 1990.
As part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, OSHA will increase its penalties for the first time in over 25 years. Although financial penalties are meant to be increased regularly to encourage compliance with OSHA regulations, OSHA’s current penalties have not increased along with inflation.
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