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2022 Top 10 OSHA Violations

Most Cited OSHA Violations and How to Prevent Them

Top 10 OSHA Violations

Developing a Robust Safety Plan to Prevent Common OSHA Violations in 2022

The following is a list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by federal OSHA.

wdt_ID No Img Hazard Description
1 1 Fall Protection, General Requirements Fall protection must be provided at 4-ft. in general industry.
2 2 Hazard Communication Comply with chemical hazard communication requirements.
3 3 Ladders Provide training to minimize fall hazards.
4 4 Respiratory Protection Establish or maintain a respiratory protection program with requirements for worksite specific procedures, training, fit testing, respirator use, cleaning, maintenance and repair.
5 5 Scaffolds, General Requirements Protect employees from falls of 10-ft. or higher.
6 6 Lockout/Tagout Control hazardous energy during service and maintenance of machines and equipment.
7 7 Powered Industrial Trucks Require operator training and evaluation to avoid accidents.
8 8 Fall Protection, Training Require a training program for each employee exposed to fall hazards.
9 9 Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment, Eye and Face Protection Provide PPE to workers exposed to eye or face hazards.
10 10 Machine Guarding Warn operators and other employees about machinery hazards.
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