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Top OSHA Violations For 2014

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By Gibson - Oct 20, 2014 6:30:00 AM

OSHA_Top_10Each year OSHA releases the 10 most frequently cited standards.

 

Are you taking proper precautions to avoid these hazards in your facility?

 

 

 

 

 

1

Fall Protection (Construction)

Violations: 6,143

1926.501

2

Hazard Communication

Violations: 5,161

 1910.1200  

3

 

Scaffolding
(Construction)

Violations: 4,029

 1926.451  

4

 

Respiratory
Protection

Violations: 3,223

 1910.134  

5

 

Lockout/
Tagout

Violations: 2,704

 1910.147  

6

 

Powered
Industrial
Trucks

Violations: 2,662

 1910.178  

7

 

Electrical,
Wiring Methods

Violations: 2,490

 1910.305  

8

 

Ladders
(Construction)

Violations: 2,448

 1926.1053  

9

 

Machine
Guarding

Violations: 2,200

 1910.212  

10

 

Electrical,
General
Requirements

Violations: 2,056

 1910.303  

 

 

The National Safety Council President and CEO Deborah Hersman reminds us the importance of this list:

“This data is a poignant reminder that there is still much room for improvement in making our workplaces safer, and that it is going to take all of us to make a difference.”

 

 

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