Friday, January 21, 2011

The following is a list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by federal OSHA. OSHA publishes this list to alert employers about these commonly cited standards so they can take steps to find and fix recognized hazards addressed in these and other standards before OSHA shows up. Far too many preventable injuries and illnesses occur in the workplace.

  1. 1926.451 – Scaffolding - Employee Scaffolding Safety Training

  2. 1926.501 – Fall Protection - Employee Fall Protection Safety Training

  3. 1910.1200 – Hazard Communication - Hazard Communication Safety Training

  4. 1910.134 – Respiratory Protection - Respiratory Protection Safety Training

  5. 1926.1053 – Ladders - Ladder Safety Training

  6. 1910.147 – Lockout/Tagout - Lockout/Tagout Safety Training

  7. 1910.305 – Electrical, Wiring Methods - Electrical Safety Training

  8. 1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks - Forklift Safety Training

  9. 1910.303 – Electrical, General Requirements - Electrical Safety Training

  10. 1910.212 – Machine Guarding - Machine Guarding Safety Training

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