Top 10 OSHA Citations for 2013

In August 29, 2014

As a full service fork lift dealer and materials handling company we are constantly providing powered industrial truck safety training for our customers.  Those companies that recognize the fiscal as well as the physical benefits of staying in compliance with OSHA safety regulations enjoy a safer warehouse and more profitability.  In what areas do most companies fall short with regards to safety training and end up paying a hefty price?  Below is a list of the top 10 cited OSHA standards for the year 2013.  Be prepared, or better yet, be proactive in your approach to facility safety and improve your chances of passing an OSHA inspection.

Fall protection, construction (29 CFR 1926.501)

Hazard communication standard, general industry (29 CFR 1910.1200)

Scaffolding, general requirements, construction (29 CFR 1926.451)

Respiratory protection, general industry (29 CFR 1910.134)

Electrical, wiring methods, components and equipment, general industry (29 CFR 1910.305)

Powered industrial trucks, general industry (29 CFR 1910.178)

Ladders, construction (29 CFR 1926.1053)

Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout), general industry (29 CFR 1910.147)

Electrical systems design, general requirements, general industry (29 CFR 1910.303)

Machines, general requirements, general industry (29 CFR 1910.212)

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