Fall Protection is #1 OSHA Violation for 2013

OSHA recently presented their top 10 violations for 2013 at the National Safety Council & Expo in Chicago. Once again, fall protection (standard 1926.5011) was the #1 workplace safety violation in 2013. The 2013 Top 10 list by total violations was:
1.  1926.501 – Fall Protection                                          8,241
2.  1910.1200 – Hazard Communication                         6,156
3.  1926.451 – Scaffolding                                               5,423
4.  1910.134 – Respiratory Protection                             3,879
5.  1910.305 – Electrical, Wiring Methods                       3,452
6.  1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks                       3,340
7.  1926.1053 – Ladders                                                  3,311
8.  1910.147 – Lockout/Tagout                                        3,254
9.  1910.303 – Electrical, General Requirements            2,745
10. 1910.212 – Machine Guarding                                   2,701

A complete published report will appear