OSHA Fines to Increase Dramatically

By Rod SmithPat Miller, Chuck Newcom,and Matt Morrison

For the first time in 25 years, OSHA fines likely will be increasing. The change will take effect no later than August 1, 2016, and each year thereafter. A relatively obscure provision in the 2015 budget bill passed by Congress, and signed into law by President Obama on Monday, November 2, 2015, allows OSHA fines to keep pace with inflation.

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