Fines/penalties

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WHO'S RESPONSIBLE?

'Each employee shall comply...'

Should workers be subject to OSHA fines for safety violations?
Should workers who violate safety regulations face fines? Several Canadian provinces have implemented penalty systems that allow workers and front-line supervisors to be cited. Should OSHA do the same, or does the responsibility for a safe workplace rest solely with the employer?
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PHMSA: Pay civil penalties on time or cease hazmat operations

Washington – A Sept. 24 proposed rule from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration would prohibit hazardous materials carriers and associated companies from further operations if they do not pay civil penalties for violations within 90 days.
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