See OSHA Top 10 Violations For Fiscal 2010

Safety violations are just NOT funny.  Take a gander at OSHA’s top 10, most frequent violations for FY2010 and either pat yourself on the back for NOT being on a top 10 list or get your house in order if you DO find yourself on this list.  Just sayin’… No names listed of course, violations only…

  1. Scaffolding, general requirements, construction (29 CFR 1926.451)
  2. Fall protection, construction (29 CFR 1926.501)
  3. Hazard communication standard, general industry (29 CFR 1910.1200)
  4. Ladders, construction (29 CFR 1926.1053)
  5. Respiratory protection, general industry (29 CFR 1910.134)
  6. Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout) general industry (29 CFR 1910.147)
  7. Electrical, wiring methods, components and equipment, general industry (29 CFR 1910.305)
  8. Powered industrial trucks, general industry (29 CFR 1910.178)
  9. Electrical systems design, general requirements, general industry (29 CFR 1910.212)
  10. Machines, general requirements, general industry (29 CFR 1910.212)

The costliest OSHA violations, as in highest penalties for FY 2010, are:

  1. Fall protection, construction (29 CFR 1926.501)
  2. Electrical, general requirements, construction (29 CFR 1926.403)
  3. Safety training and education, construction (29 CFR 1910.21)
  4. Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout) general industry (29 CFR 1910.147)
  5. Machines, general requirements, general industry (29 CFR 1910.212)
  6. General duty clause (Section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act)
  7. Excavations, requirements for protective systems, construction (29 CFR 1926.652)
  8. Lead, general industry (29 CFR 1910.1025)
  9. Grain handling facilities (29 CFR 1910.272)
  10. Ladders, construction (29 CFR 1926.1053)