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TABLE 1: VIOLATIONS OF SAFETY LAWS

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TABLE 2: VIOLATIONS OF PERTINENT TRANSPORTATION AND SECURITY LAWS

TABLE 1: VIOLATIONS OF SAFETY LAWS
Prohibited Act Penalties
OSHA: Violation that causes death to an employee Criminal: 29 USC 666: Up to $10,000 and/or 6 months' imprisonment; up to $20,000 and/or 1 year's imprisonment for subsequent violation
OSHA: Giving advance notice of an inspection Criminal: 29 USC 666: Up to $1,000 and/or 6 months imprisonment
OSHA: Making false statements, representations, or certification Criminal: 29 USC 666: Up to $10,000 and/or 6 month's imprisonment
OSHA: Any willful or repeated violation of OSHA rules or standards Civil: 29 USC 666: Minimum of $8,908 up to $124,709
OSHA: Any serious violation of OSHA rules or standards Civil: 29 USC 666: Up to $12,471
OSHA: OSHA violation deemed not serious Civil: 29 USC 666: Up to $12,471
OSHA: Failure to correct a violation Civil: 29 USC 666: Up to $12,471
OSHA: Violation of posting requirements Civil: 29 USC 666: Up to $12,471
TABLE 2: VIOLATIONS OF PERTINENT TRANSPORTATION AND SECURITY LAWS
Prohibited Act Penalties
DOT: Knowing violation of federal hazardous materials transportation laws or regulations Civil: 49 USC 5123(a)(1): Up to $77,114 per violation per day
DOT: Knowing violation of federal hazardous materials transportation laws or regulations that results in death, serious illness, or severe injury to any person or substantial destruction of property Civil: 49 USC 5123(a)(2): Up to $179,933 per violation per day
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