- This change has passed.
Washington: Rules regarding maximum penalties under the state’s industrial safety and health law go into effect
January 1, 2019
On March 23, 2018, Governor Inslee signed House Bill 1953. This law adds language to the state’s industrial safety and health law allowing for higher penalty amounts than those prescribed in the law when required by the federal occupational safety and health administration.
The new law becomes effective on January 1, 2019.