OSHA has announced the top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety regulations in fiscal year 2017. The top 5 standards remain the same as last year, with slight movement in the rankings of other standards. Employers should consider using this list as guidance for their workplace safety programs and their internal compliance audits.
|1.||Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501)||6,072||None|
|2.||Hazard Communication (1910.1200)||4,176||None|
|4.||Respiratory Protection (1910.134)||3,097||None|
|7.||Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178)||2,162||-1|
|8.||Machine Guarding (1910.212)||1,933||None|
|9.||Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503)||1,523||N/A|
|10.||Electrical – Wiring Methods (1910.305)||1,405||-1|