Each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases its ‘Top 10’ list of most commonly cited standards from its year of inspections. The goal of course is to help warn employers what inspectors will be looking for during an inspection.

Here are the top 10 most frequently cited standards for fiscal year 2014 (Oct. 1, 2013, to Sept. 30, 2014):

  1. Fall protection (C)
  2. Hazard communication
  3. Scaffolding (C)
  4. Respiratory protection
  5. Powered industrial trucks
  6. Lockout/tagout
  7. Ladders (C)
  8. Electrical: wiring
  9. Machine guarding
  10. Electrical: systems design

C= Construction standard

OSHA’s 2014 Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations

OSHA Top 10 Violations 2014

Want to share this image on your blog/website? Use the embed code below to easily add to your website: 

Share this Image On Your Site

For further details on these violations read: Common Yet Costly OSHA Violations You Can’t Afford to Ignore.

Join Our Newsletter List!

Join thousands of other industry professionals to receive the latest news and updates in safety right to your inbox.

You have Successfully Subscribed!