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Top 10 OSHA cited violations shared

characters-696949_1280.pngEvery day being on a work site can be dangerous, regardless of the industry in which you work. Do your employees know how to put Safety First to work to avoid possible accidents, reducing your risk and helping avoid insurance claims?

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration through the U.S. Department of Labor has shared the top 10 most frequently cited standards in fiscal year 2021 (Oct.1 , 2020-Sept. 30, 2021), including prevention tips:

  1. Fall Protection, construction -- Find related safety resources and prevention tips here
  2. Respiratory Protection, general industry -- Find related safety resources and prevention tips here
  3. Ladders, construction -- Find related safety resources and prevention tips here
  4. Hazard Communication, general industry -- Find related safety resources and prevention tips here
  5. Scaffolding, construction -- Find related safety resources and prevention tips here
  6. Fall Protection Training, construction -- Find related safety resources and prevention tips here
  7. Control of Hazardous Energy (lockout/tagout), general industry -- Find related safety resources and prevention tips here
  8. Eye and Face Protection, construction -- Find related safety resources and prevention tips here
  9. Powered Industrial Trucks, general industry -- Find related safety resources and prevention tips here
  10. Machinery and Machine Guarding, general industry -- Find related safety resources and prevention tips here

For more detailed information, visit Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards or find the Washington State frequently Cited OSHA Standards by Industry Listing. At that site, you can generate a report on the most frequently cited federal or state OSHA standards by your NAICS code and the number of employees in your establishment.

Are you a business client who is interested in finding ways to help your employees pass OSHA training courses to help prevent accidents? Contact Your Agent or find more resources on the OSHA website.

Source: OSHA webiste, Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards