OSHA’s Top 10 Cited Standards of 2013

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Every year, OSHA‘s kind enough to announce the most commonly cited standards of the previous year.

For example, here’s the list they released in 2013 of the most commonly cited standards of 2012. You may remember that last year we not only gave you this list, but gave you a TON of free training materials to help you with the regulations in the list. You can still view and download the materials by following the link above.

Well, 2013 is almost over, and OSHA’s done it again: they’ve just announced the 10 most frequently cited standards of 2013.

The list is below. Keep watching our blog in the following weeks and months as we create more free training materials related to these standards for you.

And of course, don’t forget that Convergence Training has full animated training courses for you on each of these safety topics. Click here to find our entire training library, or click the links below to see our courses related to each of the 10 most commonly cited standards.

1926.501 – Fall Protection 8,241 violations

1910.1200 – Hazard Communication 6,156

1926.451 – Scaffolding 5,423

1910.134 – Respiratory Protection 3,879

1910.305 – Electrical, Wiring Methods 3,452

1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks 3,340

1926.1053 – Ladders 3,311

1910.147 – Lockout/Tagout 3,254

1910.303 – Electrical, General Requirements 2,745

1910.212 – Machine Guarding 2,701

Jeffrey Dalto

Jeffrey Dalto

Jeffrey Dalto is an Instructional Designer and the Senior Learning & Development Specialist at Convergence Training. He's worked in training/learning & development for 25 years, in safety and safety training for more than 10, is an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry OSHA 10 and 30, has completed a General Industry Safety and Health Specialist Certificate from the University of Washington/Pacific Northwest OSHA Education Center and an Instructional Design certification from the Association of Talent Development (ATD), and is a member of the committee creating the upcoming ANSI/ASSP Z490.2 national standard on online environmental, health, and safety training. Jeff frequently writes for magazines related to safety, safety training, and training and frequently speaks at conferences on the same issues, including the Washington Governor's Safety and Health Conference, the Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference, the Wisconsin Safety Conference, the MSHA Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Conference, and others.

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