Top 10 OSHA Violations

OSHA recently released its list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by federal OSHA. 


OSHA publishes this list to alert employers about these commonly cited standards so you can take steps to find and fix recognized hazards addressed in these and other standards before OSHA shows up. 


The rankings for OSHA's Top 10 most cited standards is nearly identical to last year's list, with the only difference being that Fall Protection � Training Requirements (1926.503) is a new addition to the list.




The reporting period for the list provided below is October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017.


  1. Fall protection, construction (29 CFR 1926.501) , 2017 through September 30, 2017.
  2. Hazard communication standard, general industry (29 CFR 1910.1200
  3. Scaffolding, general requirements, construction (29 CFR 1926.451
  4. Respiratory protection, general industry (29 CFR 1910.134
  5. Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout), general industry (29 CFR 1910.147
  6. Ladders, construction (29 CFR 1926.1053
  7. Powered industrial trucks, general industry (29 CFR 1910.178
  8. Machinery and Machine Guarding, general requirements (29 CFR 1910.212
  9. Fall Protection"��Training Requirements (29 CFR 1926.503
  10. Electrical, wiring methods, components and equipment, general industry (29 CFR 1910.305)


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