OSHA FINES

OSHA FINES

EMS IN THE FIRE SERVICE

Less Than Serious:

$1,000. This can be reduced up to 80 percent by employer’s good faith.

Serious:

S 1,000 per violation. This can be reduced by 80 percent, depending on employer’s good faith, history of violations, and size of facility.

Willful:

SI0,000 per violation. No credit for good faith.

Repeated Violation:

SI0,000 per violation.

Failure to Correct:

$1,000 per day beyond the date set for abatement.

Note. On March 1, 1991, Congress empowered OSHA to increase these fines sevenfold.

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