Criminal prosecutions for violations of OSHA regulations can only result in a misdemeanor conviction with a maximum sentence of 6 months in prison. An employer can only be criminally prosecuted if a willful violation results in the death of an employee. Reflect on why you believe these limitations are adequate or if you believe they should be increased. If you believe they should be increased, state what could be accomplished by increasing the penalties.

Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.