OSHA Lays Out Top 10 Violations

14885What are your top safety concerns at your operation? Do you have short-term or long-term goals in mind when it comes to your safety program? Well, if you do, you may want to consider the following.

The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has released figures for their “Top 10” violations list in 2013 (most frequently issued citations for fiscal 2013, ending Sept. 30.):

“1926.501 — Fall Protection 8,241 total violations

1910.1200 — Hazard Communication 6,156 total violations

1926.451 — Scaffolding 5,423 total violations

1910.134 — Respiratory Protection 3,879 total violations

1910.305 — Electrical, Wiring Methods 3,452 total violations

1910.178 — Powered Industrial Trucks 3,340 total violations

1926.1053 — Ladders 3,311 total violations

1910.147 — Lockout/Tagout 3,254 total violations

1910.303 — Electrical, General Requirements 2,745 total violations

1910.212 — Machine Guarding 2,701 total violations”

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About Carol Blakey

Safety & Personnel Product Manager, Nelson-Jameson, Inc.
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