Friday, April 13, 2012

Most Frequently Cited Standards for OSHA including electrical

Most Frequently Cited Standards The following were the top 10 most frequently cited standards in fiscal year 2011 (October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011): Scaffolding, general requirements, construction (29 CFR 1926.451) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Fall protection, construction (29 CFR 1926.501) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Hazard communication standard, general industry (29 CFR 1910.1200) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Respiratory protection, general industry (29 CFR 1910.134) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout), general industry (29 CFR 1910.147) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Electrical, wiring methods, components and equipment, general industry (29 CFR 1910.305) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Powered industrial trucks, general industry (29 CFR 1910.178) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Ladders, construction (29 CFR 1926.1053) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Electrical systems design, general requirements, general industry (29 CFR 1910.303) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Machines, general requirements, general industry (29 CFR 1910.212) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] The following are the standards for which OSHA assessed the highest penalties in fiscal year 2011 (October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011): Fall protection, construction (29 CFR 1926.501) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Scaffolding, general requirements, construction (29 CFR 1926.451) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout), general industry (29 CFR 1910.147) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Machines, general requirements, general industry (29 CFR 1910.212) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Ladders, construction (29 CFR 1926.1053) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Excavations, requirements for protective systems (29 CFR 1926.652) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Powered industrial trucks, general industry (29 CFR 1910.178) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] General duty clause (Section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act) Electrical, wiring methods, components and equipment, general industry (29 CFR 1910.305) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] Electrical systems design, general requirements, general industry (29 CFR 1910.303) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] For more detailed information, visit Frequently Cited OSHA Standards. At that site, you can generate a report on the most frequently cited federal or state OSHA standards by your SIC code and the number of employees in your establishment. http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/compliance_assistance/frequent_standards.html

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