fall protection again most cited OSHA standard in 2013

Fall protection and hazard communication are the most frequently cited standards for fiscal year 2013.

November 14, 2013

Fall protection is the most frequently cited standard in fiscal year 2013.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration released its list of the most frequently cited standards for fiscal year 2013. The top four OSHA standards on this year’s list are the same ones that made up the top four in fiscal year 2012. The top 10 for 2013 are:
1. Fall protection (1926.501) – 8,241 violations
2. Hazard communication (1910.1200) – 6,156
3. Scaffolding (1926.451) – 5,423
4. Respiratory protection (1910.134) – 3,879
5. Electrical, wiring methods (1910.305) – 3,452
6. Powered industrial trucks (1910.178) – 3,340
7. Ladders (1926.1053) – 3,311
8. Lockout/tagout (1910.147) – 3,254
9. Electrical, general requirements (1910.303) – 2,745
10. Machine guarding (1910.212) – 2,701

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