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Fall protection most cited OSHA violation during the 2020 financial year



Inadequate fall protection remained the most frequently cited occupational safety offense during the 2020 fiscal year, according to research published Monday by the National Safety Council.

Itasca, Illinois-based council released its top 10 most common work environment. Administrative violations, with fall protection topping the list for the 10th year in a row, followed by hazardous communications and respiratory protection.

Although hazardous communications were also the number 2 most cited OSHA violation during the 2019 financial year, respiratory protection moved up two points from No. 5, possibly due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here is the complete top 10 list of OSHA violations for the financial year ended 30 September 2020:

  1. Fall protection ̵
    1; general requirements: 5244 violations [19659006] Hazard communication: 3199 violations
  2. Respiratory protection: 2649 violations
  3. Scaffolding: 2538 violations
  4. Ladders: 2,129 violations
  5. Loc kout / tagout: 2065 violations
  6. Operated industrial trucks: 1,932 violations
  7. Fall protection – training requirements: 1,621 violations
  8. Personal protective equipment and equipment and face protection: 1,369 violations
  9. Machine protection: 1,331 violations.

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