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New federal safety program starting in June increases enforcement, fines on repeat offenders

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If your organization has been hit with OSHA safety violations in the past, consider yourself on double-secret probation. The agency’s new Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP) starting in June will call for “a more intense examination” of work sites where previous safety violations have been found.

Plus, OSHA is applying steeper fines for all workplace safety violations. The average penalty for a serious violation will climb from about $1,000 to an average of $3,000 to $4,000.

Find details on the new OSHA penalty policy at www.osha.gov/dep/penalty-change-memo.pdf.

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