Top 10 OSHA Most Cited Violations for 2019
          Violation Description                                 

1.       Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501)   

2.       Hazard Communication (1910.1200)                  

3.       Scaffolding (1926.451)

4.       Lockout/Tagout (1910.147)

5.       Respiratory (1910.134)

6.       Ladders (1926.1053)

7.       Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178)

8.       Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503)

9.       Machine Guarding (1910.212)

10.   Eye and Face Protection (1926.102)
Number of Violations

6010

3671

2813

2606

2450

2345

2093

1773

1743

1411
Top 10 OSHA Most Cited Violations for 2018
          Violation Description                                 

1.       Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501)   

2.       Hazard Communication (1910.1200)                  

3.       Scaffolding (1926.451)

4.      Respiratory (1910.134)

5.       Lockout/Tagout (1910.147)

6.       Ladders (1926.1053)

7.       Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178)

8.       Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503)

9.       Machine Guarding (1910.212)

10.   Eye and Face Protection (1926.102)
Number of Violations

7270

4552

3336

3118

2944

2812

2294

1982

1972

1536
Top 10 OSHA Most Cited Violations for 2017
          Violation Description                                 

1.       Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501)   

2.       Hazard Communication (1910.1200)                  

3.       Scaffolding (1926.451)

4.      Respiratory (1910.134)

5.       Lockout/Tagout (1910.147)

6.       Ladders (1926.1053)

7.       Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178)

8.       Machine Guarding (1910.212)

9.       Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503)

10.   Eye and Face Protection (1926.102)
Number of Violations

6887

4652

3697

3381

3131

2567

2349

2109

1724

1530
Top 10 OSHA Most Cited Violations for 2016
          Violation Description                                 

1.       Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501)   

2.       Hazard Communication (1910.1200)                  

3.       Scaffolding (1926.451)

4.      Respiratory (1910.134)

5.       Lockout/Tagout (1910.147)

6.       Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178)

7.       Ladders (1926.1053)

8.       Machine Guarding (1910.212)

9.      Electrical – Wiring Methods (1910.305) 

10.   Electrical – General Requirements (1926.303) 
Number of Violations

6906

5665

3900

3573

3406

2855

2625

2448

1937

1704
Top 10 OSHA Most Cited Violations for 2015
          Violation Description                                 

1.       Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501)   

2.       Hazard Communication (1910.1200)                  

3.       Scaffolding (1926.451)

4.      Respiratory (1910.134)

5.       Lockout/Tagout (1910.147)

6.       Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178)

7.       Ladders (1926.1053)

8.      Electrical – Wiring Methods (1910.305)
 
9.       Machine Guarding (1910.212)

10.   Electrical – General Requirements (1926.303) 
Number of Violations

7402

5681

4681

3626

3308

3004

2732

2624

2540

2181
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