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Published: June, 2004; Vol 1, Num 1

 

2003 Top 10 OSHA Violations

Top 10 OSHA Violations, 2003

1 1926.451 Scaffolding 8804
2 1910.1200 Hazard Communication 6800
3 1926.501 Fall Protection 5544
4 1910.147 Lockout/Tagout 4506
5 1910.134 Respiratory 3939
6 1910.212 Machine Guarding 3400
7 1910.305 Electrical Wiring 3112
8 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks 2774
9 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens 2354
10 1910.303 Electrical Systems 2233

 

 

Top 10  OSHA "Willful" Violations, 2003

1 1926.652 Protection Systems/Excavation 78
2 1926.451 Scaffolding/Construction 63
3 1910.147 Lockout/Tagout 51
4 1910.146 Permit-Required Confined Spaces 45
5 1926.501 Fall Protection 41
6 1910.134 Repiratory Protection 38
7 1926.651 Excavation/Construction 30
8 1926.1101 Asbestos 23
9 1910.212 Machine Guarding 18
10 5(a)(1) General Duty Clause 17

 

 

Top 10 Most "Serious" OSHA Violations, 2003

1 1926.451 Scaffolding/Construction 7773
2 1926.501 Fall Protection/Construction 4848
3 1910.147 Lockout/Tagout 3577
4 1910.1200 Hazard Communication 3276
5 1910.212 Machine Guarding 3075
6 1910.305 Electrical Wiring 2253
7 1910.134 Respiratory Protection 2118
8 1910.219 Mechanical Power Transmission 2064
9 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks 1962
10 1926.1053 Ladders 1678

[Steve Clark]