Fall protection was at the top of the list….AGAIN

Based on OSHA’s preliminary tabulation, the 2016 Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Safety Violations are:

  1. Fall Protection, 6,929 violations
    2. Hazard Communication, 5,677 violations
    3. Scaffolds, 3,906 violations
    4. Respiratory Protection, 3,585 violations
    5. Lockout/Tagout, 3,414 violations
    6. Powered Industrial Trucks, 2,860 violations
    7. Ladders, 2,639 violations
    8. Machine Guarding, 2,451 violations
    9. Electrical Wiring, 1,940 violations
    10. Electrical, General Requirements, 1,704 violations

Need help determining if these OSHA standards apply to your facility or if you are in compliance?  Let CTI assist you with a Facility Wide Safety Assessment.

Published by Stephen Kovatch

Senior Client Manager  Stephen J. Kovatch focuses on assisting clients in establishing corporate regulatory compliance programs in the areas of air, water, and waste management. Mr. Kovatch also provides direction to industrial facility owners who are active in the transaction of contaminated property by defining objectives, coordinating soil and water sampling protocols, risk assessment, and remedial / cleanup activities. He frequently represents clients in property sales negotiations and regulatory agency and insurance proceedings.

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