OSHA News


OSHA Penalty Amounts Increased

WASH, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Federal Register notice announcing an increase in the maximum penalty amounts for violations of federal Occupational Safety and Health standards and regulations. Under the new penalty structure, the maximum penalty allowed for “serious” and “other-than-serious” violations is $12,934. In addition, the maximum penalty allowed Read the full article…


Surviving an OSHA Inspection

Safety managers throughout the country work to prevent incidents, minimize injuries and prevent disruption in company production. According to OSHA’s Factsheet, normally, OSHA conducts inspections without advance notice. Employers have the right to require compliance officers to obtain an inspection warrant before entering the worksite. OSHA inspectors, called compliance safety and health Read the full article…