Tag Archives: 2021

Key findings from the 2019 & 2020 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

  – The 5,333 fatal occupational injuries in 2019 represents the largest annual number since 2007. There were 4,764 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2020, a 10.7-percent decrease.   – A worker died every 99 minutes … Continue reading

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Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for FY 2021

1. Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501): 5,295 violations 2. Respiratory Protection (1910.134): 2,527 3. Ladders (1926.1053): 2,026 4. Scaffolding (1926.451): 1,948 5. Hazard Communication (1910.1200): 1,947 6. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147): 1,698 7. Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503): 1,666 8. … Continue reading

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