The Department of Labor has published the annual penalty adjustments for each agency, including OSHA, as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act. The new penalty levels will apply to penalties assessed after January 23, 2019. The table below shows the new maximum penalties for OSHA.

Type of Violation New Maximum
  • Serious
  • Other-Than-Serious
  • Posting Requirements
$13,260 per violation
  • Willful or Repeated
$132,598 per violation
  • Failure to Abate
$13,260 per day beyond the abatement date









Click below to read the full list of Annual Penalty Adjustments: