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OSHA Releases Annual Top 10 Most Cited Violations

Posted Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:25 am

To alert employers about commonly cited standards following worksite inspections, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has identified the following categories as its 2019 top ten most frequently cited violations:

  1. Fall protection – General requirements
  2. Hazard communication
  3. Scaffolding
  4. Lockout/tagout
  5. Respiratory protection
  6. Ladders
  7. Powered industrial trucks
  8. Fall protection – Training requirements
  9. Machine Guarding
  10. Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment – Eye and Face Protection

Employers can use this information to find and fix recognized hazards now, and avoid a citation themselves.

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