OSHA’s Top 10 Cited Violations

Every year OSHA releases the top 10 most cited violations list to inform the industry of what safety topics to focus on in future trainings as well as on job sites. Recently OSHA released their preliminary top 10 most cited violations list for 2019. The 2019 list includes the same violations as 2018.

These ratings and violations do not include violations found by state enforcement agencies yet reflect nationwide safety issues that need to be amended.

Below is the list of OSHA’s 2019 top 10 citied violations:

  1. Fall Protection – General Requirements
    • 7,014 Total Violations
  2. Hazard Communication
    • 4,170 Total Violations
  3. Scaffolding
    • 3,228 Total Violations
  4. Lockout/Tagout
    • 2,975 Total Violations
  5. Respiratory Protection
    • 2,826 Total Violations
  6. Ladders
    • 2,766 Total Violations
  7. Powered Industrial Trucks
    • 2,347 Total Violations
  8. Fall Protection – Training Requirements
    • 2,059 Total Violations
  9. Machine Guarding
    • 1,987 Total Violations
  10. Personal Protective & Life Saving Equipment – Eye & Face Protection
    • 1,630 Total Violations

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