The US Dept. of Labor collects statistics from all the state OSHA agencies, including California, and they publish timely data on citations for violations. We compiled this table from data retrieved from the Dept. of Labor databases. It represents all reported workplace safety citations and fines in California for the most recent fiscal year.
|Cal Osha Enforcement||Citations||Fines||Ave. Fine|
|totals: all industries||16753||$20,279,343||$1,210.49|
|October 2008-Sept 2009|
|Agriculture, Forestry, And Fishing||1605||2479843||$1,545|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate||177||$232,095||$1,311|
|source: Dept. of Labor|
|Penalties shown reflect current rather than initial fines|