Fall Protection Tops OSHA’s Most-cited Violations List for 2015

September 30, 2015 Dave Anderson

OSHA’s Fall Protection Standard (1926.501) is once again the agency’s most frequently cited standard, according to a post today by The National Safety Council's Safety+Health magazine.

This is the fifth year in a row that Fall Protection Standard tops the list, which was presented Sept. 29 during the NSC Congress & Expo. The preliminary list, which covers fiscal year 2015, is:

  1. Fall Protection (1926.501)
  2. Hazard Communication (1910.1200)
  3. Scaffolding (1926.451)
  4. Respiratory Protection (1910.134)
  5. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147)
  6. Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178)
  7. Ladders (1926.1053)
  8. Electrical – Wiring Methods (1910.305)
  9. Machine Guarding (1910.212)
  10. Electrical – General Requirements (1910.303)
Finalized data, along with additional Top 10 details and exclusive content, will be available in December.

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