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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced maximum violation penalties will range from $13,260 for a "serious violation" to $132,598 for willful and repeat violations. So reports Newsday.

The new, increased penalties, took effect on January 23. According to the article, the most-cited violations in 2018 were related to fall protection. Rounding out the top of the list were: "hazard communication, scaffolding, respiratory protection and 'lockout/tagout.'"

Read the full article from Newsday.

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