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OSHA List of Most Frequently Violated Standards:

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1. FY 2003 General Industry top 10

2. FY 2003 Construction Industry top 10

3. Most cited 1926 violations during October 1, 2002 to September 30, 2003

 

FY 2003 General Industry top 10 Return to top
1. Hazard Communication (1910.1200) - 7,009 violations and $1,327,425 in penalties
2. Control of Hazardous Energy, Lockout/Tagout (1910.147) - 4.681 violations and $4,209,707 in penalties
3. Respiratory Protection (1910.134) - 4,130 violations and $1,216,059 in penalties
4. General Requirements for Machines (1910.212) - 3,495 violations and $3,783,595 in penalties
5. Electrical: Wiring Methods, Components, and Equipment for General Use (1910.305) - 3,211 violations and $1,312,460 in penalties
6. Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178) - 2,858 violations and $1,788,139 in penalties
7. Bloodborne Pathogens (1910.1030) - 2,508 violations and $1,272,355 in penalties
8. Electrical Systems Design, General Requirements (1910.303) - 2,303 violations and $1,293,720 in penalties
9. Mechanical Power - Transmission Apparatus (1910.219) - 2,281 violations and $1,149,325 in penalties
10. Personal Protective Equipment General Requirements (1910.132) - 1,833 violations and $1,313,152 in penalties

 

FY 2003 Construction Industry top 10 Return to top
1. General Requirements for All Types of Scaffolding (1926.451) - 9,476 violations and $9,130,285 in penalties
2. Fall Protection: Scope/Applications/Definitions (1926.501) - 5,870 violations and $7,761,302 in penalties
3. Excavations, General Requirements (1926.651) - 2,121 violations and $3,283,476 in penalties
4. Ladders (1926.1053) - 2,063 violations and #1,069,501 in penalties
5. Electrical Wiring, Methods, Components & Equipment, General (1926.405) - 1,529 violations and $443,116 in penalties.
6. Excavations, Requirements for Protective Systems (1926.652) - 1,505 violations and $4,870,057 in penalties
7. Head Protection (1926.100) - 1,474 violations and $927,020 in penalties
8. Construction, General Safety & Health Provisions (1926.020) - 1,454 violations and $1,481,562 in penalties 
9. Manually Propelled Mobile Ladder Stands & Scaffolds (1926.453) - 1,420 violations and $1,186,844 in penalties
10. Fall Protection, Training Requirements (1926.503) - 1,356 violations and $687,732 in penalties

 

Most cited 1926 violations during October 1, 2002 to September 30, 2003  Return to top
  Section
Description
Total Violations
1. 501(b)(1) Fall protection - Unprotected sides and edges 1908
2. 451(g)(1) Scaffolding - Fall protection 1417
3. 100(a) PPE - Head Protection

1377

4. 501(b)(13) Fall protection - Residential construction 1244
5. 451(e)(1) Scaffolding - Access 1203
6. 652(a)(1) Excavations - Protection of employees in excavations 1180
7. 453(b)(2)(v) Scaffolding - Aerial lifts - Fall protection 1087
8. 451(b)(1) Scaffolding - Platform construction - Planking 1052
9. 21(b)(2) Safety training and education - Employer responsibility 952
10. 1053(b)(1) Ladders - Three foot extension above upper landing 885
11. 503(a)(1) Fall protection - Training program 842
12. 20(b)(2) Accident prevention responsibilities - Jobsite inspections 658
13. 454(a) Scaffolding - Training requirements 657
14. 501(b)(10) Fall protection - Roofing work on low-slope roofs 609
15. 102(a)(1) PPE - Eye and face protection 605
16. 20(b)(1) Accident prevention responsibilities - Necessary programs 595
17. 451(g)(1)(vii) Scaffolding - Fall protection - Miscellaneous scaffold types 594
18. 451(c)(2) Scaffolding - Supported scaffolds - Base plates 572
19. 651(c)(2) Excavations - Access and egress 555
20. 1910.1200(e)(1) Hazard communication - Written hazard communication program 550
21. 404(b)(1)(i) Electrical - Ground - fault protection 448
22. 651(k)(1) Excavations - Inspections 434
23. 651(j)(2) Excavations - Loose rock or soil 431
24. 1052(c)(1) Stairways - Stair rails and handrails 414
25. 451(g)(4)(i) Scaffolding - Fall protection - Guardrail systems 403