OSHA TOP 10 Violations FY 2013

OSHA recently posted  its top 10 most frequently cited violations for FY2013.While 2 of the top 3 are Construction, the balance are General Industry and General Requirements applicable to our shops.

  1. Fall protection, construction (29 CFR 1926.501) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]
  2. Hazard communication standard, general industry (29 CFR 1910.1200) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]
  3. Scaffolding, general requirements, construction (29 CFR 1926.451) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]
  4. Respiratory protection, general industry (29 CFR 1910.134) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]
  5. Electrical, wiring methods, components and equipment, general industry (29 CFR 1910.305) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]
  6. Powered industrial trucks, general industry (29 CFR 1910.178) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]
  7. Ladders, construction (29 CFR 1926.1053) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]
  8. Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout), general industry (29 CFR 1910.147) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]
  9. Electrical systems design, general requirements, general industry (29 CFR 1910.303) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]
  10. Machinery and Machine Guarding, general requirements (29 CFR 1910.212) [related OSHA Safety and Health Topics page]

Savvy managers will make sure that their safety training plans cover the General Industry and General Requirements topics listed above.

And frankly, I’d add GRINDERS to my personal walk around inspection list. 

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 OSHA Top 10 2013 Link

 

 

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One Response to OSHA TOP 10 Violations FY 2013

  1. Donnie Johnson says:

    4inch&7inch grinders are in metal fabrication some of the most dangerous tools. They are misused& underestimated of what they can do when misused. Any tool can kill you so please be careful safety should always be our #1concern.D.J.

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