Thursday, November 3, 2011

Top 10 OSHA Violations 2011

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) revealed its 10 most commonly violated regulations so far this year. OSHA revealed this list at the recent National Safety Council Expo in Philadelphia, PA at a live presentation. The list did not significantly change since 2010, in fact, the same 10 regulations are on the list, but the order changed slightly. The most notable is that Fall Protection has moved to #1 and Scaffolding dropped to #2. The complete list is as follows:
  1. Fall Protection (29 CFR 1926.501)
  2. Scaffolding (29 CFR 1926.451)
  3. Hazard Communication (29 CFR 1910.1200)
  4. Respiratory Protection (29 CFR 1910.134)
  5. Lockout/Tagout-Control of Hazardous Energy (29 CFR 1910.147)
  6. Electrical - wiring methods, components and equipment for general use (29 CFR 1910.305)
  7. Powered Industrial Trucks (29 CFR 1910.178)
  8. Ladders (29 CFR 1926.1053)
  9. Electrical - general (29 CFR 1910.303)
  10. Machine Guarding (29 CFR 1910.212)

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