OSHA Penalties Increase in 2021    

Situation Report | January 18, 2021

On January 15, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) civil penalty amounts for workplace safety and health violations will increase based on cost-of-living adjustments for 2021.  

OSHA’s maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations will increase from $13,494 per violation to $13,653 per violation. The maximum penalty for willful or repeated violations will increase from $134,937 per violation to $136,532 per violation.  

Visit the OSHA Penalties page for more information.