Penalties

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

Penalty amounts in effect from January 2, 2018 to January 23, 2019

Comparison of penalties in effect from January 2017 vs January 2018.

Penalties are not proposed for de minimis violations which haveĀ no direct or immediate relationship to safety or health.