Indiana Employment Law Update — May 2019

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Indiana

Occupational Safety and Health Violations

On April 24, 2019, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed legislation (H.B. 1341) regarding penalties for occupational safety and health violations at Ind. Code § 22-8-1.1-27.1 as follows:

  • Any employer who knowingly violates any occupational safety and health standard, rule, or order, where the violation cannot reasonably be determined to have contributed to an employee fatality, will be assessed a civil penalty of between $5,000 to $70,000 for each violation.
  • An employer who knowingly violates any occupational safety and health standard, rule, or order, where the violation can reasonably be determined to have contributed to an employee fatality, will be assessed a civil penalty of between $9,472 to $132,598 for each violation.

The law is effective July 1, 2019.

Read IN H.B. 1341

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