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OSHA Boosts Maximum Penalties Nearly 8 Percent In Inflation Adjustment

January 18, 2023 at 6:05 PM
OSHA is raising its minimum and maximum penalties for OSH Act violations by 7.7 percent to account for inflation, an even larger hike than the prior year and one the agency is again ordering states to adopt in their own work-safety programs even as it awaits a federal judge’s ruling in litigation over whether that mandate is lawful. The increased rates took effect Jan. 17, under a direct final rule published in the Jan. 13 Federal Register . OSHA notes...

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