Penalties are issued for cited violations and failure to abate a violation. A violation set forth in a notice in lieu of citation does not carry civil penalties.
Current Penalty Amounts in Effect for Fed-OSHA
Penalty amounts in effect from January 23, 2019 to January 14, 2020; adjusted for inflation as of January 15, 2020
Current Penalty Amounts in Effect for Cal/OSHA
Penalties are not proposed for de minimis violations which have no direct or immediate relationship to safety or health.