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Lack of a written HazCom program is one of the top ten OSHA citations…

In fact, it’s one of the TOP 5! One of the most common OSHA violations that is cited and fined for is lack of a HAZCOM program. In almost all OSHA inspections, an OSHA inspector will ask for the company’s written HAZCOM program.

OSHA Most Frequently Cited Standards (2010)

The deputy director of OSHA’s directorate of enforcement programs, Patrick Kapust, released the list Nov. 1, 2011 at the NSC expo in Philadelphia.

  1. Fall protection – 7,139 violations. “Falls continue to be the leading cause of fatalities in construction,” said Kapust.
  2. Scaffolding – 7,069 violations. In 2010, Kapust said, 37 workers died from scaffolding-related incidents.
  3. Hazard communication – 6,538 violations. “Employees have the right to know and identify hazards,” Kapust pointed out.
  4. Respiratory protection – 3,944 violations.
  5. Lockout/tagout – 3,639 violations.
  6. Electrical – wiring methods – 3,584 violations.
  7. Powered industrial trucks – 3,432 violations.
  8. Ladders – 3,244 violations.
  9. Electrical – general requirements – 2,863 violations. According to 2009 BLS data, 1,600 nonfatal injuries were attributed to electrical shock.
  10. Machine guarding. Kapust pointed out that in 2010, 90 workers were killed in machinery. In 2009, 5,930 occupational amputations were reported.
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