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Jan 12

OSHA TOP 10 Safety Violations

What were OSHA’s 2017 top ten cited violations?

The December issue of Safety + Health magazine compiles a list the largest fines of the year. For some companies, those figures exceed the million-dollar mark, proving again that accidents and compliance violations are expensive mistakes.

The 2017 violation list:

  1. Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501)
  2. Hazard Communication (1910.1200)
  3. Scaffolding (1926.451)
  4. Respiratory Protection (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. Electrical — Wiring Methods (1910.305)

Make sure your safety program is effective in saving lives as well as avoiding costly citations. TSS Inc can provide a cost-effective way to mitigate hazards and help you with any safety concerns that may arise as we help you navigate the mine field so that you can get back to focusing on what you do best. Whether it is training on safety topics or review of your safety policies, we’ll help you make 2018 a safe and citation free year!

By Ron McKinley, TSS Safety Coordinator