Fall Protection tops OSHA’s top 10

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OSHA has once again compiled its list of the top 10 most frequently cited violations for the year.  For the fiscal year of 2017, fall protection – general requirements again tops the list along with a new addition to the list this year, fall protection – training requirements at #9.List of OSHAs top 10 citations for 2017

 

 

In addition to the citations for fall protection – training requirements, lack of training, testing, and written programs & procedures are a consistent citation in almost each category.

  • Hazard Communication – Lack of written program – 1520 citations
  • Hazard Communication – Lack of training – 1230 citations
  • Respiratory Protection – Lack of medical evaluation – 605 citations
  • Respiratory Protection – Lack of written program – 494 citations
  • Respiratory Protection – Lack of fit testing – 277 citations
  • Lockout/Tagout – Lack of written procedures – 621 citations
  • Lockout/Tagout – Lack of periodic inspections – 384 citations
  • Lockout/Tagout – Lack of written program – 373 citations
  • Lockout/Tagout – Lack of training – 288 citations
  • Powered Industrial Trucks – Lack of training – 453 citations
  • Powered Industrial Trucks – Lack of hands-on evaluations – 254 citations
  • Powered Industrial Trucks – Lack of training documentation – 225 citations

Check out Safety & Health Magazine’s comprehensive list here.

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