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NSC2019: OSHA Lists Top 10 Violations For 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) lists 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations.

HSENations gathered that the National Safety Council, Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented the top 10 list of workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2019 earlier in the week at the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo in San Diego.

This online safety news platform understands that companies around the United States still are failing to address the same hazards that are leading to OSHA’s top 10 violations.

The OSHA Top 10 list is a helpful guide for understanding just how adept America’s businesses are in complying with the basic rules of workplace safety

The 2019 list covered a citation period between Oct. 1, 2018 and Aug. 15, 2019.

1. Fall Protection – General Requirements
2. Hazard Communication
3. Scaffolding
4. Lockout/Tagout
5. Respiratory
6. Ladders
7. Powered Industrial Trucks
8. Fall Protection – Training Requirements
9. Machine Guarding
10.Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment – Eye and Face Protection

“These are common violations, they have been around for a while. The answers are out there, look at your own workplace and see where you can find solutions,” Kapust said

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