Previously, we’ve discussed Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) record keeping requirements and incident investigation. Of course, it’s important to protect your employees from accidents and injury, however, what are the most common violations according to OSHA?
Of the 40,000 plus citations issued by OSHA, here are the most common violations:
Personal Protective Equipment
Flexible Extension Cords
Lockout and tagout on energized equipment
A blocked or obstructed portable fire extinguisher
Welding and Compressed gasses
Documented Training Records
These common violations are a great place to start when developing a plan to minimize accidents and injuries. In addition, it could help you avoid citations and fines as well.