OSHA Updates January 2021
At the ATA Comp Fund, we try to keep you up to date with the latest news that could impact you, your company and your employees.
OSHA RELEASES INCREASED PENALTIES FOR 2021
OSHA's civil penalties for violations of workplace safety and health standards are increasing in 2021, in an effort to adjust for inflation. Penalty amount increases are as follows:
- The maximum penalties for Serious or Other Than Serious increase from $13,494 to $13,653.
- The maximum penalties for Willful or Repeat Violation increase from $134,937 to $136,532.
Remember, these are maximum penalty amounts that can be applied per citation, not the average penalty amount per citation. Click here to read more.
FORM 300A REPORTING HAS BEGUN
As mentioned previously, OSHA's Form 300A summarizing workplace injuries and illnesses in 2020 is due to be reported elecontrically by March 2nd. Click here for more information.
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