Top Safety Violations for 2018

Submitted by Greg Conder, P.E.

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) released a list of the top 10 safety and health standards most frequently cited in 2018:

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

You may view the full article here with code standard references.

For 2017, electrical wiring methods held the number 10 spot. For 2018, it has been replaced by eye and face protection. All other top violations remained the same.

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