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What is the most common violation of OSHA workplace standards?

 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced in September of 2019 that for the ninth consecutive year, the most common violation of their workplace standards was once again Fall Protection-General Requirements (1926.501) with 6,010 violations.

The complete list of the most common OSHA workplace violations is as follows:

Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501): 6,010 violations
Hazard Communication (1910.1200): 3,671
Scaffolding (1926.451): 2,813
Lockout/Tagout (1910.147): 2,606
Respiratory Protection (1910.134): 2,450
Ladders (1926.1053): 2,345
Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178): 2,093
Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503): 1,773
Machine Guarding (1910.212): 1,743
Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment – Eye and Face Protection (1926.102): 1,411

Far too many preventable accidents, injuries, and deaths occur on the job site, which is why it is important for employers to commit to the safety of their employees.

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