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TOP 10 VIOLATED STANDARDS

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Published on January 22, 2008

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TOP 10 VIOLATED STANDARDS:  TOP 10 VIOLATED STANDARDS In Fiscal Year 2001, based on most serious citations according to OSHA As published in the National Safety Council’s Safety and Health Magazine Vol. 164, No. 6, December 2001 SCAFFOLDING 29 CFR 1926.451 :  SCAFFOLDING 29 CFR 1926.451 The standard protects workers from falls when working on scaffolds at heights of more than 10 feet. Common problems are Failure to provide competent person to supervise Scaffold decks less than 4 feet wide FALL PROTECTION 29 CFR 1926.501:  FALL PROTECTION 29 CFR 1926.501 The standard protects workers from falls above 6 feet (OSHA granted home owners an exemption under congressional pressure) Common problems are Not guard open edges of floors Training lacking Workers step on insulation and go right through the roof to the floor below. HAZARD COMMUNICATION 29 CFR 1910.1200 :  HAZARD COMMUNICATION 29 CFR 1910.1200 OSHA’s most heavily cited standard details the hazards posed by various substances, labeling containers and MSDS. Common problems are This standard applies anywhere there is any kind of hazardous chemical Widespread use of chemicals and lack of MSDS LOCKOUT/TAGOUT 29 CFR 1910.147:  LOCKOUT/TAGOUT 29 CFR 1910.147 The standard requires employers to de-energize equipment for maintenance or post a sign warning equipment should be first turned off. Common problems are Labor intensive standard and requirements are difficult (according to employers) Workers bypass lockout procedures to save time MACHINE GUARDING 29 CFR 1910.212:  MACHINE GUARDING 29 CFR 1910.212 The standard requires employers to place guards over or in front of a machine’s moving parts Common problems are Machine guards are removed and not replaced Machine guards are removed because they are perceived to be “in the way of my work” RESPIRATORY PROTECTION 29 CFR 1910.134:  RESPIRATORY PROTECTION 29 CFR 1910.134 The standard requires respirator use to protect workers from toxic fumes or other breathing hazards. Common problems are Failure to perform air monitoring or require workers to wear respirators Fairly labor intensive standard ELECTRICAL – WIRING 29 CFR 1910.305:  ELECTRICAL – WIRING 29 CFR 1910.305 The standard covers the grounding of electrical equipment, wiring and insulation. Common problems are Lack of proper grounding Unused openings in electrical devices Failure to provide approved covers for junctions and fittings for boxes. MECHANICAL POWER – Transmission Apparatus 29 CFR 1910.219:  MECHANICAL POWER – Transmission Apparatus 29 CFR 1910.219 The standard calls for proper guarding of gears, chains, belts, pulleys and drive shafts so that a worker does not become caught in the transmission devices. Common problems are Serious machine guarding hazards Failure to guard sprocket wheels and chains, rotating parts such as belts and pulleys and in-running nip points POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS 29 CFR 1910.178:  POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS 29 CFR 1910.178 The standard applies to operation of forklifts Common problems are Seat belts buckled Additional training requirements requiring licensing EXCAVATIONS 29 CFR 1926.651:  EXCAVATIONS 29 CFR 1926.651 The standard covers the failure to shore up trenches and similar construction violations. Common problems are Cave-ins, falls, electrocutions, struck by falling objects and bad air. Employers say they only dig a trench for a little while when in reality “fatalities occur in just a little while” TOP 10 “MOST SERIOUS” VIOLATIONS:  TOP 10 “MOST SERIOUS” VIOLATIONS Scaffolding 6,710 Fall Protection 4,143 Hazard Comm 3,619 Lockout/Tagout 3,023 Machine Guard 2,541 Respiratory Prot 2,219 Electrical Wiring 2,152 Mechanical Power 2,003 Forklifts 1,656 Excavation 1,528 TOP 10 “MOST OFTEN CITED” VIOLATIONS:  TOP 10 “MOST OFTEN CITED” VIOLATIONS Hazard Comm 7,233 Scaffolding 7,134 Fall Protection 4,421 Respiratory Prot 3,971 Lockout/Tagout 3,875 Electrical Wiring 3,125 Machine Guard 2,797 Forklifts 2,334 Electrical Systems 2,223 Mechanical Power 2,191

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