OSHA penalties have increased continuously for over 5 consecutive years! The new penalties took effect August 2, 2016. Any citations issued by OSHA on or after this date will be subject to the new penalties if the related violations occurred after November 2, 2015.
Know the increase amount for each OSHA violation category.
Identify why the increase in penalties is to occur.
Define how the increase in penalties came about.
Describe each type of OSHA violation.
How the increase penalties impact the employer besides cost only
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
Title VII of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.
A review of the increase for each type of OSHA violation; Other-Than-Serious, Serious, Repeat, Willfull and De Minimis
A review of the definition of each type of OSHA violation with examples.