Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards in 2010

The following were the top 10 most frequently cited Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in fiscal year 2010 (October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010): Scaffolding, general requirements, construction: 29 CRF 1926. 451 Fall protection, construction: 29 CFR 1926.501 Hazard communication standard, general industry: 29 CFR 1910.1200 Ladders, construction 29 CFR 1926.1053 Respiratory.. read more →

Job Safety Analysis

A hazard is the potential for harm often associated with a condition or activity that, if left uncontrolled, can result in an injury or illness.  Conversely, identifying hazards and eliminating or controlling them as early as possible will help prevent injuries and illnesses. A Job Safety Analysis determines what the employee needs to know in order.. read more →

OSHA: Plan, Prevent, and Protect

OSHA’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program: A Proactive Approach The U.S. Department of Labor, including OSHA has adopted a new strategy called “Plan/Prevent/Protect”. OSHA will require employers to provide their employees with opportunities to participate in the development and implementation of an injury and illness prevention program. This includes a systematic process to address, proactively.. read more →