Comparing OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2013, FY 2012 and FY 2011

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There has been a significant (45%) increase in safety violations cited by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from 2012 to 2013. In addition to the increased number of violations, OSHA has also increased the number of press releases publicizing hefty fines.

While there has been great progress in workplace safety over the past 100 years, the numbers presented below should serve as a reminder there is more to be done to make workplaces safer.

The top 10 list of most frequently cited workplace-safety violations for FY 2013 are as follows:

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The top 10 list of most frequently cited workplace-safety violations for FY 2012 are as follows:

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The top 10 list of most frequently cited workplace-safety violations for FY 2011 are as follows:

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The top 10 list of most frequently cited workplace-safety violations 3 year comparison:

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The trend in the 3 year comparison shows a drop in cited violations in 2012 as compared to 2013 and 2011. The difference between 2013 and 2011 is for the most part negligible. 

Source: http://blog.wisebusinessware.com/safetyinsiderblog/comparing-oshas-top-10-most-frequently-cited-standards-for-2013-2012-2011

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