Washington — In an effort to enhance enforcement of and compliance with workplace safety standards, OSHA has expanded the criteria for placement in its Severe Violator Enforcement Program to include violations of all hazards and agency standards, OSHA announced Sept. 15.
The Top 10 violations cited by OSHA for both construction and general industry demonstrated that most of the cited hazards were directed at employee exposure most likely to result in fatalities and serious injuries.
Here, we’ll look at the top violations issued by OSHA in FY 2020 in these industries: Petroleum and coal products (NAICS 324), food manufacturing (NAICS 311), forestry and logging services (NAICS 113) and waste management and remediation services (NAICS 562).
Here, we’ll look at the top violations issued by OSHA in FY 2020 in plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326), personal and laundry services (NAICS 812), U.S. Postal Service (NAICS 491), and chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325).
Washington — The Mine Safety and Health Administration “did not properly manage the process it used to issue, terminate, modify and vacate violations,” concludes a Department of Labor Office of Inspector General audit released March 31.
Itasca, IL — Fall Protection – General Requirements is OSHA’s most frequently cited standard for the 10th successive fiscal year, the agency announced Feb. 26 during an exclusive Safety+Health webinar.