OSHA Releases Top 10 Most Cited Safety Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced its Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for 2022. Fall protection remains #1 for the 12th consecutive year, followed by hazard communication and respiratory protection.

Here is OSHA’s top 10, as reported by the National Safety Council.

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

Many resources are available to businesses to help avoid OSHA violations and maintain a safe workplace. ICW Group policyholders can access one-on-one safety consultations, risk assessments, and bi-weekly live safety training webinars on various topics. We also provide access to 1000s of safety resources and tools with our online learning management system Safety OnDemand®. Find training and informational resources such as Safety Talks for your crews, eLearning courses and checklists to help you stay on track.

Safety OnDemand requires registration, which is free and easy. Search for what you need including, fall protection, respiratory protection, ladder safety and more. We also recently released a 12-Step Employer’s Guide to help you develop a HazCom Plan for your business.

If you’re not a policyholder, find out what your work comp carrier offers and utilize their resources to enhance your safety program. You are not alone.

Risk Management Team
Risk Management Team
Safety is, without question, one of the most important investments companies make. Promoting a safe work environment goes a long way in keeping your workers productive and your costs down. ICW Group's Risk Management team provides a variety of resources to help you create and maintain a culture of safety.

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