Source and full article: NAHBNOW
This year’s fine increases reflect a modest increase in consumer inflation.
|Type of Violation||Current Maximum Fine||New Maximum Fine (Jan. 24, 2019)|
|$12,934 per violation||$13,260 per violation|
|Willful or Repeated||$129,336 per violation||$132,598 per violation|
|Failure to Abate||$12,934 per day||$13,260 per day beyond the abatement date|
Willful violations also carry a minimum fine of $9,472, up from $9,239 last year.
OSHA also recently published its list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites. Some are specific to the construction industry and some are for general industry, which can still be cited on home building sites.