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Fines for workplace safety violations up 78 percent starting Aug. 1

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OSHA’s maximum penalties for workplace safety violations, which have not been raised since 1990, will increase by 78 percent as of Aug. 1. The increase is the result of two interim final rules to adjust the U.S. Department of Labor penalties for inflation based on the last time each penalty was increased. In 2015, Congress passed the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act to advance the effectiveness of civil monetary penalties and to maintain their deterrent effect. more


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