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Osha's Top 10 Violations

OSHA’s Top Violations in 2019

This preliminary data represents the top 10 most frequently violated OSHA standards from October 1, 2018, to August 15, 2019, and reflects only federal OSHA violations.

OSHA’s Top Violations in 2018

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspects workplaces each year to guarantee safety in the workplace. In 2018, OSHA published a list of their frequently violated standards to encourage workplaces to be proactive and prevent future citations.

Defensive Drivers

Defensive Driving skills are driving skills that allow you to defend yourself against possible collisions caused by other drivers, poor weather or obstacles. Looking ahead and around you helps identify potential hazards and act immediately in a timely fashion.

Effective Fire Safety Procedures

According to NFPA, over 18,000 fires were reported by mercantile and small business last year creating $852,387,668 damage and causing over 300 civilian injuries. This is causing concern for businesses regarding their action plan.

Bloodborne Pathogens

Identifying the Risk of Exposure Bloodborne pathogens, infectious microorganisms in the human blood, cause disease. Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are bloodborne pathogens. Workers are typically exposed to these pathogens by needlesticks or other sharp related objects. Many occupations involving workers such as first responders, nurses, housekeeping personnel, healthcare aides, and others are at risk for exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

Corporate Safety Appraisals

A Corporate Safety Appraisal provides an analysis of how a company’s safety is being managed. These can be customized to suit an individual client’s needs for his/her company. Important insights can be gained through the initiation of corporate safety appraisals. Qualified safety consultants assess specific safety functions impartially and share their expertise that is often important in solving safety issues regarding the company.

Color Codes for Workplace Signs

Visual Communication in the workplace is standardized by signs and color codes. OSHA and ANSI have identified safety colors for consistency in the United States. ANSI outlines 10 safety colors with specific applications for each in the ANSI Z535 safety sign standards guide and OSHA outlines two broad requirements for safety colors in its Standard for Safety Color Codes, 29 CFR 1910.144.