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OSHA Most Frequently Cited Standards 2022

The Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards for 2022

  • Every year, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) releases a list of the top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations. In this article, we'll take a closer look at the preliminary top 10 list of OSHA's most frequently cited standards for 2022 and what you can do to prevent them. While the list is largely the same as 2021, one noticeable difference is that ladder violations have increased and scaffolding violations have decreased. Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA…
    Most Frequently Cited OSHA Violations

    How to Prevent the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Violations

  • Each year OSHA releases a list of the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA violations. At Safety International, it's our job to help employers prevent these common incidents and injuries from happening in the workplace.  With the right guidance and safety training, these injuries can almost always be avoided.  Follow these tips to prevent these top 10 OSHA citations from happening to you and your workers. The Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Violations: 1. Fall Protection Of all workplace…
    Common OSHA Violations Related to Covid-19

    The Most Common Covid-19 Related Violations: What You Need to Know

  • OSHA has recently released a set of guidelines for Covid-19 related violations including a listing of the most common citations that employers have faced during Covid-19 related inspections. In this post, we're detailing everything you need to be aware of to avoid these citations and keep your employees safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. Most Common Covid-19 Violations The most common Covid-19 related violations revolve mostly around respiratory protection, personal protective equipment, and recordkeeping procedures.  Follow these guidelines to avoid getting…
    OSHA recordable injuries

    A Complete Guide to OSHA Recordable Injuries

  • To record or not to record? OSHA recordable injuries is an area where I get a lot of phone calls from nervous clients seeking advice on this. There is always a lot of confusion from company owners that wonder when an injury needs to be recorded on their OSHA 300 log. Let’s see if we can simplify this for you so OSHA recordable injuries are a little more straight-forward in the future. This information is also presented on OSHA’s website…
    Competent Person

    What is a Competent Person as defined by OSHA?

  • The term Competent Person keeps coming up in construction safety and I have noticed there is a bit of a mystery as to what it means and how it’s defined by OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety Administration). In this post, you’ll learn exactly what the term Competent Person means, as well as the requirements and responsibilities. What does the term Competent Person mean? OSHA defines a Competent Person as the following: Person capable of identifying hazards Has the authority to…

    The Role of Surveillance Cameras in Workplace Safety and Accident Investigations

  • When you consider a video surveillance system, your initial thoughts are likely of loss prevention and identifying potential intruders. However, video surveillance can take on an additional role of monitoring your business for safety concerns - for the sake of accident and injury prevention, as well as accident investigation. (more…)

    What is OSHA, and Why Is Compliance So Important?

  • The majority of employed adults have at least heard of OSHA, but not everyone fully understands what it is or why it’s so important for workplace safety. Here at Safety International, we stress OSHA compliance consistently because these safety guidelines and regulations really are what keep employees safe regardless of where they work. What is OSHA? OSHA is an acronym for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which came about as a result of the Occupational Safety and Health Act…

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