Every year, OSHA cites thousands of companies for violating workplace safety regulations, but there are some standards that are cited much more than others. To educate employers on workplace dangers, the industrial safety agency publishes a list of its top 10 most-cited violations.
OSHA recently released its most frequently cited workplace violations for the year ended Sept. 30, and once again violations for failing to follow fall protection standards for employees working at heights was the number-one transgression, for the 12th year in a row.
All of the violations on this year’s list also were on the previous year’s list, although there was a good deal of shifting up or down the rankings. This year’s top OSHA violations were cited as follows: Learn more