Top 10 OSHA Violations– don’t let it be you! (Tue Tip)


OSHA has published the top safety violations for 2010. There are two categories: (1) the top 10 standards for which OSHA most frequently gave Citations in fiscal year 2010; and (2)the top 10 standards for which OSHA assessed the highest penalties in fiscal year 2010.

The most frequent violations are:

1. Scaffolding

2. Fall protection

3. Hazard communication

4. Ladders

5. Respiratory protection

6. Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout)

7. Electrical, wiring methods, components and equipment

8. Powered industrial trucks....

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