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OSHA Increases Cost of Non Compliance

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Course Description:

OSHA penalties are going up, almost 80%!. On November 2, 2015, President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 into law. Section 701 of the Budget Act, entitled Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, gives OSHA the go ahead to increase penalty amounts to catch up with cost of living adjustments since the last time OSHAs civil penalties increased in 1990.

OSHA penalties have not increased in 25 years. Maximum OSHA penalties may jump as much as about 78 percent next year. For a provision quietly tucked away in budget legislation and not given so much media attention, this deal has the potential of severely hurting businesses; large and small.

Why should you Attend?

You will learn more about how the budget deal effects every employer within OSHAs jurisdiction and what you can do to minimize your exposure.

You should attend this webinar to stay abreast the changes that OSHA will be incorporating regarding the increased cost of not meeting regulatory compliance.

We will also discuss in this webinar tips and techniques to sustain OSHA compliance at your workplace in order to minimize your exposure to these increased costs.

Areas Covered:

Key Topics to be addressed include:
  • Title VII of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015
  • A review of each type of OSHA violation; Other-Than-Serious, Serious, Repeat, Willfull along with the dollar amount associated with each type of citation
  • When the changes take place?
  • Past Efforts to Raise Maximum OSHA Penalties
  • The importance of implementing a safety management system that will identify and monitor hazards to an acceptable level of risk
Learning Objectives

  • Describe the increase amount for each violation category
  • Identify why the increase in penalties is to occur
  • Define how the increase in penalties came about
  • Explain the history of OSHA wanting to increase penalties
  • Describe how the increase penalties effect the employer besides cost only

Who will benefit?

This webcast will be of a valuable assistance to the below audience.

  • Attorneys
  • Plant Managers
  • Plant Foremen
  • Engineers
  • Operations Managers
  • Construction Foreman
  • Occupational Safety Consultants
  • HR Managers
  • General Industry business owners
  • Construction business owners
  • Plant Supervisors
  • Subcontractors
  • Project managers
  • Safety Managers

Registration Options

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Speaker Details

Michael Aust

Michael Aust

CECM, OSHA Consultant

Mr. Michael Aust, is the President and Owner of 1030 Communications, LLC. Mr. Aust has a Master of Science in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management and is a Certified Environmental Compliance Manager #5678. He has been an Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor since 2000

Mr. Aust has strong communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of management and non-exempt employees. Successfully provides various training, auditing and inspection services to ensure organization

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