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OSHA raises workplace safety penalties for 2020

Employers that knowingly fail to comply with OSHA standards will see a near 2% increase in monetary penalties. On January 15, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) raised its civil penalties (85 Fed. Reg. 2,292) by approximately 1.8%. The final rule implements annual inflation adjustments of civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by OSHA and other agencies within the Department of Labor (DOL) in 2020, as required by the Inflation Adjustment Act (Pub. L. 114-74). (Source: HealthLeaders, 2020).

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