OSHA Annual Most Cited Violations List

OSHA’s Fall Protection Standard (1926.501) is once again the agency’s most frequently cited standard.

2015 marks the fifth year in a row that the Fall Protection Standard tops the annual list. The Top 10 was presented Sept. 29 during the  2015 NSC Congress & Expo by Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, and Safety & Health’s Senior Associate Editor Kyle W. Morrison.

“Fall protection systems are out there.” Kapust said during the presentation. “They’re moderately priced. There’s no reason your employees shouldn’t be in them.

The preliminary list, which covers fiscal year 2015, is:

  1. Fall Protection (1926.501) -6,721
  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
  10. Electrical-General Requirements (1910.303) -1,973

Finalized data, along with additional Top 10 details to be published in December 2015.

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