OSHA’s Top 10 List of Violations for 2015

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: December 23rd, 2015
Topics: OSHA Inspections | Safety Training |

OSHA has released its preliminary Top 10 violations list for 2015 as follows:

  1. Fall protection are the year’s most frequently-cited type of violation, with 6,721 instances recorded
  2. Hazard communication issues, with 5,192 violations
  3. Scaffolding violations (4,295)
  4. Respiratory protection (3,305)
  5. Lockout/tagout (3,002)
  6. Powered industrial trucks (2,760)
  7. Ladders (2,489)
  8. Electrical—wiring methods (2,404)
  9. Machine guarding (2,295)
  10. Electrical—general requirements (1,973)

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