OSHA Top 10 Violations 2013

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2013

OSHA announced the 2013 most frequently cited standards at this year’s National Safety Council Congress & Expo. For the second year in a row, fall protection tops the list.

  1. 1926.501 – Fall Protection, 8,241 violations
  2. 1910.1200 – Hazard Communication, 6,156 violations
  3. 1926.451 – Scaffolding, 5,423 violations
  4. 1910.134 – Respiratory Protection, 3,879 violations
  5. 1910.305 – Electrical, Wiring Methods, 3,452 violations
  6. 1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks, 3,340 violations
  7. 1926.1053 – Ladders, 3,311 violations
  8. 1910.147 – Lockout/Tagout, 3,254 violations
  9. 1910.303 – Electrical, General Requirements, 2,745 violations
  10. 1910.212 – Machine Guarding, 2,701 violations

The OSHA top 10 violations should be used as a guide to help determine where improvements can be made in your workplace to help keep your employees safe. You can avoid injuries and illnesses by reviewing the standards on this list and making sure you are in compliance with OSHA regulations and following all required safe work practices.

 

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