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Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Violations for 2022

Posted by Risk Management Team on Dec 28, 2022 10:31:50 AM


These are the Top 10 most frequently cited OSHA violations in the workplace for 2022:

Type  Number of Violations
1. Fall Protection (General) 5,260
2. Hazard Communication 2,424
3. Respiratory Protection 2,185
4. Ladders 2,143
5. Scaffolding 2,058
6. Control of Hazardous Energy
7. Powered Industrial Trucks 1,749
8. Fall Protection (Training)  1,556
9. Personal Protective Equipment 1,401
10. Machine Guarding 1,370


This list represents citations across all industries resulting from worksite inspections by  OSHA agents. Reporting this list year after year helps  alert employers about these commonly cited standards so they can take steps to find and fix recognized hazards before preventable injuries, illnesses, and deaths occur.

Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc. has a team of Loss Control Specialists that can help create a safety program to help lessen the  incident rate at your workplace.


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Topics: safety, OSHA, Loss Control