Fall Protection tops OSHA’s top 10

TOP 10

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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