Each day about 2000 U.S. workers have a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment. About one third of the injuries are treated in hospital emergency departments and more than 100 of these injuries result in one or more days of lost work.
Forklift safety violations consistently appear on OSHA’s list of Most Cited Standards. Below are the most common violations. General Industry Violations: 1910.178(l)(1)(i) – Operator not properly trained (initial) 1910.178(l)(4)(i) – Operator not properly trained (refresher training) 1910.178(l)(6) – Not keeping safe distance from edge of platform 1910.178(p)(1) – Not taking defective truck out-of-operation 1910.178(q)(7) –
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- 1910.147, 1926.451, Hazard Communication, ladders, OSHA, respiratory, Respiratory Protection, safety, scaffolding. machine guarding, Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards
The following is a list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by federal OSHA. OSHA publishes this list to alert employers about these commonly cited standards so they can take steps to find and fix recognized hazards addressed in these and other standards before OSHA shows up. Far too