CHEYENNE – The Department of Workforce Services, in conjunction with the OSHA Commission, is promulgating Chapter 3, Section 6 of the OSHA – Practice and Procedure Program rules, and now seeks public comment. The proposed changes regard penalties, increasing the penalty fees, and incorporating by reference Federal penalties which were effective January 15, 2024. The Federal OSHA increased the penalties by an adjustment factor of 1.03241, per the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for October 2023. 

All of the proposed changes can be viewed in the strike and underlined version. The statement of reasons provides more information on the changes.

The public comment window is open through June 5, 2024, and comments may be submitted using the online form.