A year ago, we reported on the top 10 OSHA safety violations for 2012. A year later, the number of OSHA safety violations is up 46%. While the list of common violations remains largely intact, many have moved up or down the list. Most importantly, every violation in the top 10 earned more citations than the previous year.
Here’s the top 10 OSHA safety violations for 2013. Click on each to see OSHA’s recommendations for safe operation and compliance.
1. Fall Protection (code: 29 CFR 1926.501)
Up 14% to 8,241 violations
2012 Rank: 1