OSHA’S TOP 10 MOST CITED VIOLATIONS!

Read OSHA’s top 10 most cited categories. For the 10th year in a row, Fall Protection remains the most cited standard!

  1. Fall Protection. 5,424 citations.
  2. Hazard Communication. 3,199 citations.
  3. Respiratory Protection. 2,649 citations.
  4. Scaffolding. 2,538 citations.
  5. Ladders. 2,129 citations.
  6. Lockout/Tagout. 2,065 citations.
  7. Powered Industrial Trucks. 1,932 citations.
  8. Fall Protection – Training Requirements. 1,621 citations.
  9. Eye and Face Protection. 1,369 citations.
  10. Machine Guarding. 1,313 citations.

Federal OSHA has written 19,991 citations resulting in $71,677,829 dollars for all standards cited for construction during the period October 2019 through September 2020.

OSHA’s top ten citations in construction:

  1. Duty to have fall protection. 4,497 citations.
  2. General Requirements. 1,889 citations.
  3. Ladders. 1,720 citations.
  4. Training Requirements.1,378 citations.
  5. Eye and Face Protection. 1,179 citations.
  6. General Safety and Health Provisions. 711 citations.
  7. Head Protection. 641 citations.
  8. Specific Excavation Requirements. 600 citations
  9. Fall Protection Systems Criteria & Practices. 512 citations.
  10. Hazard Communication. 484 citations.

City Safety URGES everyone to get trained in Fall Protection. City Safety can review your program, inspect your site and ensure Fall Protection is a TOP priority.

Data obtained from OSHA’s website – Click Here.