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What are the Top 10 OSHA Violations for 2015?

Another list of the most frequently cited OSHA violations are out. And a lot of it looks pretty familiar.

According to SafetyNewsAlert.com, the list remains mostly the same in its latest version, with only the numbers 7 and 8 violations switching spaces from the last update in 2014.

The top 10 for FY 2015 are:

1. Fall Protection (1926.501) – 6,721 violations
2. Hazard Communication (1910.1200) – 5,192
3. Scaffolding (1926.451) – 4,295
4. Respiratory Protection (1910.134) – 3,305
5. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147) – 3,002
6. Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178) – 2,760
7. Ladders (1926.1053) – 2,489
8. Electrical – Wiring Methods (1910.305) – 2,404
9. Machine Guarding (1910.212) – 2,295, and
10. Electrical – General Requirements (1910.303) – 1,973.

As always, when looking for places to focus your safety program, this list could be a good guide.

Filed under: OSHA,Safety,Surety Monthly — Tags: — Jillian Bender-Cormier @ 10:24 pm October 26, 2015