Tool Box Talk Edition: OSHA
2019 Most Frequently Cited Standards
According to the enclosed Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA'S) Most Frequently Cited Standards for Construction, the top two violations are: Duty to Have Fall Protection & General Scaffold Requirements. Click to the right for the top 10 OSHA violations cited in 2019 & see the documents below for safety talks on these topics.
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Fall Protection Safety
Complying with the OSHA requirements for fall protection systems that conform with all requirements for quality, quantity and safety is the number one OSHA violation for 2019. The average cost was over $5,000 per violation last year.

Please see the document to the left for more information and click here for this document in Spanish.
Work Site Scaffolding Safety
Using and maintaining scaffolds or related equipment properly according to manufacturer's standards is the number two OSHA violation for 2019. The average cost was almost $3,000 per violation last year.

Please see the document to the right for more information and click here for this document in Spanish.
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