Kevin Lindley, Safety Consultant, FRSA Self Insurer's Fund
Are you aware that OSHA has increased their citations for the 2022 calendar year by $849 per violation over last year’s penalty amount? And, for a willful and repeat violation, OSHA has increased their maximum penalty amount by $8,495 over the 2021 rate. Citation penalties currently are set at $14,502 per violation and $145,027 for willful and repeat violations.
OSHA has six specific categories of violations.