Narrow by location

Fall Protection Tops OSHA’s 2018 List of Most Frequent Safety Violations

Safety

By Joanna Masterson, Construction Executive

Reposted with permission from constructionexec.com, October 23, 2018, all rights reserved. Copyright 2018.

For the eighth year in a row, fall protection was the leading workplace safety violation cited by OSHA in 2018. More than 7,200 violations were recorded through Sept. 30. And for the first time, eye and face protection joined the list in the 10th spot, with 1,536 violations in fiscal year 2018.

The remainder of the top 10 list includes hazard communication, scaffolding, respiratory protection, lockout/tagout, ladders, powered industrial trucks, fall protection training requirements and machine guarding.

My Safety Complaint Was Unsafe for My Continued Employment

By John W. Hargrove, Bradley OSHA Safety Retaliation – What Is It? Virtually every employee protection law, federal... »

OSHA Increases Civil Penalty Amounts for 2019

From JH Berry Risk Services On Jan. 23, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final... »

Don’t You (Forget About Me): Can Former Managers’ Statements Bind Companies in OSHA Investigations?

From Fisher Phillips blog An accident happens and an employee is seriously injured and admitted to the hospital. ... »

OSHA Update: Increased Crane Requirements to Ensure Safe Operation

By Carly Miller, Bradley The skylines of most large U.S. cities are scattered with cranes and large-scale equipment... »

LEAVE YOUR COMMENT

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *