49 CFR Appendix G to Part 227, Schedule of Civil Penalties

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Appendix G to Part 227 - Schedule of Civil Penalties
Section Violation Willful
violation
Subpart A - General
227.3 Application:
(b)(4) Failure to meet the required conditions for foreign railroad operations $2,500 $5,000
Subpart B - General Requirements
227.103 Noise monitoring program:
(a) Failure to develop and/or implement a noise monitoring program 7,500 10,000
(b) Failure to use sampling as required 2,500 5,000
(c) Failure to integrate sound levels and/or make noise measurements as required 2,500 5,000
(d) Failure to repeat noise monitoring where required 2,500 5,000
(e) Failure to consider work environments where hearing protectors may be omitted 2,500 5,000
(f) Failure to provide opportunity to observe monitoring 2,000 4,000
(g) Reporting of Monitoring Results:
(1) Failure to notify monitored employee 2,500 5,000
(2) Failure to post results as required 2,500 5,000
227.105 Protection of employees:
(a) Failure to provide appropriate protection to exposed employee 7,500 10,000
(b) Failure to observe and document source(s) of noise exposures 2,500 5,000
(c)-(d) Failure to protect employee from impermissible continuous noise 5,000 7,500
227.107 Hearing conservation program:
(a) Failure to administer a HCP 7,500 10,000
(b) Failure to compute noise exposure as required 3,500 7,000
227.109 Audiometric testing program:
(a) Failure to establish and/or maintain an audiometric testing program 7,500 10,000
(b) Failure to provide audiometric test at no cost to employee 2,500 5,000
(c) Failure to have qualified person perform audiometric test 2,500 5,000
(d) [Reserved]
(e) Failure to establish baseline audiogram as required 3,500 7,000
(f) Failure to offer and/or require periodic audiograms as required 2,500 5,000
(g) Failure to evaluate audiogram as required 2,500 5,000
(h) Failure to comply with follow-up procedures as required 2,500 5,000
(i) Failure to use required method for revising baseline audiograms 2,500 5,000
227.111 Audiometric test requirements:
(a) Failure to conduct test as required 2,500 5,000
(b) Failure to use required equipment 2,500 5,000
(c) Failure to administer test in room that meets requirements 2,500 5,000
(d) Complete failure to calibrate 5,000 7,500
(1) Failure to perform daily calibration as required 2,000 4,000
(2) Failure to perform annual calibration as required 2,000 4,000
(3) Failure to perform exhaustive calibration as required 2,000 4,000
227.115 Hearing protectors (HP):
(a) Failure to comply with general requirements 3,000 6,000
(b) Failure to make HP available as required 2,500 5,000
(c) Failure to require use of HP at action level 5,000 7,500
(d) Failure to require use of HP at TWA of 90 dB(A) 5,000 7,500
227.117 Hearing protector attenuation:
(a) Failure to evaluate attenuation as required 2,500 5,000
(b)-(c) Failure to attenuate to required level 2,500 5,000
(d) Failure to re-evaluate attenuation 2,500 5,000
227.119 Training program:
(a) Failure to institute a training program as required 5,000 7,500
(b) Failure to provide training within required time frame 2,500 5,000
(c) Failure of program and/or training materials to include required information 2,500 5,000
227.121 Recordkeeping:
(a) General Requirements:
(1) Failure to make record available as required 2,500 5,000
(3) Failure to transfer or retain records as required 2,000 4,000
(b)-(f) Records:
(1) Failure to maintain record or failure to maintain record with required information 2,000 4,000
(2) Failure to retain records for required time period 2,000 4,000

1 A penalty may be assessed against an individual only for a willful violation. The Administrator reserves the right to assess a penalty of up to $109,819 for any violation where circumstances warrant. See 49 CFR part 209, appendix A.

[ 71 FR 63123, Oct. 27, 2006, as amended at 73 FR 79703, Dec. 30, 2008; 77 FR 24421, Apr. 24, 2012; 81 FR 43110, July 1, 2016]

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Title 49 published on 2015-12-03

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 227 after this date.

  • 2016-07-01; vol. 81 # 127 - Friday, July 1, 2016
    1. 81 FR 43105 - Implementation of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act for a Violation of a Federal Railroad Safety Law or Federal Railroad Administration Safety Regulation or Order
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Interim final rule.
      This interim final rule is effective August 1, 2016.
      49 CFR Parts 209, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, and 272