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January 11, 2022

Top 10 OSHA Safety Violations for 2021

While falls were down Fall Protection remains at the top of the list for the 11th year in a row, followed by Respiratory Protection and Ladders. Hazard Communication, which spent the last several years at No. 2, moved to the fifth spot on this year’s list.

The Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for FY 2021 are:

1. Fall Protection 5,295 violations was down from 5,424 violations in 2020

2. Respiratory Protection took the number two place this year with 2,527 violations

3. Ladders became the third most incident with 2,026 violations

4. Scaffolding remained at number four with 1,948 violations

5. Hazard Communication declined by 64.3% in 2021 with 1,947

6. Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) had 1,698 in 2021, which was a 21.6% decrease from the previous year

7. Fall Protection Training Requirements jumped a spot from number 8 with 1,666

8. Eye and Face Protection jumped a spot from last year with 1,452 violations,

9. Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178): 1,420

10. Machine Guarding stayed at number ten in 2021 with 1,113 violations

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