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Higher OSHA fines coming for violations at workplaces
Companies next year could be paying significantly more for workplace violations cited by the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration for the first time in 25 years.
A provision that allows OSHA to hike maximum penalties by about 78 percent was quietly added by
Congress into the budget bill signed by President Barack Obama on Nov. 2. It ties the highest dollar -
amount the agency can charge employers to October’s rate of inflation.
Currently, maximum fines are tied to the consumer price index in 1990.
The legislative mandate does not necessarily mean the federal agency will raise fees the maximum amount by the effective date of Aug. 1, 2016. But, given that a hike has been long sought by OSHA Chief David Michaels, many believe it’s likely the increase will be substantial.