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OSHA’s FY 2012 Top Ten Safety Violations

OSHA has issued their top 10 violations for the 2012 fiscal year. Once again, fall protection tops the list. Hazard Communication and scaffolding round out the top three. The other violations have also made the list in years past. This is a great time to look at your company’s safety programs and policies. If you feel you’re lacking in any of these areas, please call CCI; we can help!

Top 10 Most Cited Standards:

  1. Fall protection
  2. Hazard Communication
  3. Scaffolding
  4. Respiratory Protection
  5. Control of Hazardous Energy (lockout/tagout)
  6. Powered Industrial Trucks
  7. Ladders
  8. Electrical, wiring methods
  9. Machines
  10. Electrical systems design

Top 10 Standards with the Highest Penalties:

  1. Fall protection
  2. Scaffolding
  3. Control of Hazardous Energy (lockout/tagout)
  4. Machines
  5. Ladders
  6. Powered Industrial Trucks
  7. Excavations
  8. Hazard Communication
  9. Electrical, wiring methods
  10. Electrical systems design

This information was taken from OSHA’s website HERE.

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