Effective January 15, OSHA is implementing new civil penalty amounts based on cost-of-living adjustments for 2022. Under U.S. law, all agencies must adjust penalty amounts to keep up with inflation each year.
|Type of Violation||Penalty|
|$14,502 per violation|
|Failure to Abate||$14,502 per day beyond the abatement date|
|Willful or Repeated||$145,027 per violation|
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