OSHA’s 2016 Top Ten Violations

OSHA has released its initial list of the top ten safety and health violations for fiscal year 2016. Over the past five years, the same violations have made the list with only slight variations in the order. The final list will be released by OSHA at the end of 2016:

1. Fall protection (Construction) – 1926.501

Violations are generally for failing to provide adequate fall protection to employees working at elevated heights.

2. Hazard communication – 1910.1200

Violations are generally for lack of hazard communication program or inadequate training.

3. Scaffolds (Construction) – 1926.451

Violations are generally for improper access to scaffolds and improper assembly, such a missing planking.

Source: Industry News