OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations

OSHA’s list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites. 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.

  1. 1926.451 – Scaffolding
  2. 1926.501 – Fall Protection
  3. 1910.1200 – Hazard Communication
  4. 1910.134 – Respiratory Protection
  5. 1910.147 – Lockout/Tagout
  6. 1910.305 – Electrical, Wiring Methods
  7. 1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks
  8. 1926.1053 – Ladders
  9. 1910.303 – Electrical, General Requirements
  10. 1910.212 – Machine Guarding

 

Matt Austin is a Columbus, Ohio employment lawyer who owns Austin Legal, LLC, a boutique law firm with offices in central and northeast Ohio that limits its representation to employers dealing with labor, employment, and OSHA matters. Matt can be reached by email at Matt.Austin@Austin-Legal.com or by phone at 614.285.5342.

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