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Take Caution of OSHA’s Top Cited Violations

03/11/2019
OSHA Training | World Wide Safety

The Construction industry is full of growth and various divisions. Thousands of laborers in the workforce create this environment, and it is imperative to remain proactive to safety. Over the years, OSHA citations have recorded across different areas in the field. Be cautious of the most common standards that receive violation throughout the industry.

  1. Fall protection 
  2. Hazard communication
  3. Scaffolding
  4. Respiratory protection
  5. Control of hazardous energy
  6. Ladders
  7. Powered industrial trucks
  8. Fall protection
  9. Machinery and machine guarding
  10. Eye and face protection

Unfortunately, these are common reasons for fatal accidents in the industry. Prevention is better than the cure, so be sure to take necessary precautions to ensure safety remains a priority. Many times, OSHA citations can be avoided if proper education and processes are in place. Continue to remain proactive to safety to avoid these citations.

The lives of men and women depend on the safety culture of each company. Avoid shortcuts and implement best practices because lives are worth the extra mile. OSHA violations will decrease over time, if education and resources increase. Refuse to contribute growth to these statistics. There is nothing more valuable than safety!