OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Construction & General Industry Standards
Every year the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases a ‘Top 10’ most commonly cited standards in 2015 following a year of inspections. This annual list serves as a good reminder of the importance of workplace safety and how injuries, illness and fatalities can be prevented.
Here are the top 10 most frequently cited standards for fiscal year 2015 (Oct. 1, 2014, to Sept. 30, 2015). We have separated these into the top 10 OSHA Construction standards and top 10 OSHA General Industry standards. We have also provided infograhics below that we encourage you to share with employees, supervisors, safety managers, HR staff, and anyone else who has a hand in your organization’s workplace safety.
7. General Safety & Health
8. Aerial Lifts
10. Wiring Methods, Components and Equipment for General Use
4. Powered Industrial Trucks
8. Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes
10. OSH Act General Duty