The Most Frequently Cited Standards 2019

The Most Frequently Cited Standards 2019:

Fall Protection – General Requirements (501): 6,010 violations
Hazard Communication (1200): 3,671
Scaffolding (451): 2,813
Lockout/Tagout (147): 2,606
Respiratory Protection (134): 2,450
Ladders (1053): 2,345
Powered Industrial Trucks (178): 2,093
Fall Protection – Training Requirements (503): 1,773
Machine Guarding (212): 1,743
Personal Protective/Lifesaving Equipment – Eye and Face Protection (102): 1,411
San Diego — For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements is OSHA’s most frequently cited standard, the agency and Safety+Health announced Tuesday at the National Safety Council 2019 Congress & Expo.

The rest of the preliminary list of OSHA’s Top 10 violations for fiscal year 2019 also remained largely unchanged from FY 2018, with only one minor adjustment. Lockout/Tagout, which ranked fifth in FY 2018, climbed one spot to No. 4, trading places with Respiratory Protection.

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