OSHA’s Top 10 most cited violations for FY 2020
Top 10 most cited violations | Top serious and willful violations
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Top 10 "serious" violations, fiscal year 2020
OSHA defines a “serious” violation as “one in which there is a substantial probability that death or serious physical harm could result, and the employer knew or should have known of the hazard.”
Top 10 "willful" violations, fiscal year 2020
OSHA defines a “willful” violation as one “committed with an intentional disregard of or plain indifference to the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and requirements.”
*The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 occurred during this time.
Tables are based on OSHA Information System data from Oct. 1, 2019, to Sept. 30, 2020. Data is preliminary and current as of Jan. 29.
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