Top 10 OSHA Cited Violations

Posted by Jake Richardson Feb 23, 2015 7:00:00 AM on

OSHA's top 10 cited violations for 2014 won't surprise you if you work in construction, field services or manufacturing sectors. They consistently keep recurring year after year. However, there has been significant drop year over year in the total number of worker fatalties. If 

According to OSHA, overall, before the ganization was created 43 years ago, about 14,000 worker fatalities occurred each year in the United States. Daily worker fatalities have since fallen from 38 to 20 per day. 

Now, if you had to guess which violations remain at the top of the list, which would they be?

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Topics: Construction Safety, materials management

The Top Five Construction Safety Pitfalls to Avoid

Posted by Barbara B. May 1, 2014 7:00:00 AM on

Safely operating equipment in the construction industry is critical. Accidents and injuries cause lost job time, increase insurance costs and can bring fines from OSHA. While all safety areas are important, several issues present the majority of problems. Understanding the major construction safety pitfalls and knowing how to avoid them will help keep your crew safe.

Entering and exiting machinery

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Topics: Construction Safety

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