Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Violations in 2019

Avoiding OSHA violations is the best way to protect your workers and your bottom line. Training is an easy and affordable way to help you prevent some of the most common OSHA violations. To help you get a head start with your 2020 safety training plan, we've compile a list of courses addressing OSHA's Top 10 Violations.

Type  Number of Violations
1. Fall Protection (General) 6,010
2. Hazard Communication 3,671
3. Scaffolding 2,813
4. Control of Hazardous Energy
(Lockout/Tagout)
2,606
5. Respiratory Protection 2,450
6. Ladders 2,345
7. Powered Industrial Trucks 2,093
8. Fall Protection (Training) 1,773
9. Machine Guarding 1,743
10. Personal Protective Equipment 1,411

1. Fall Protection (General)

Standard Cited – 1926.501

Historically, falls are the leading cause of fatalities in construction, accounting for about one-third of all fatalities in the industry. Employers must assess the workplace to determine if walking or working surfaces have the necessary strength and structural integrity to safely support workers.

Slips, Trips, and Falls for Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 30 Min

CourseID: MOOD91

$35.00

100% Fall Protection for Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 45 Min

CourseID: MOOD55

$35.00

Fall Protection Equipment for Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 50 Min

CourseID: MOOD207

$35.00

2. Hazard Communication

Standard Cited – 1910.1200

The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard is intended to ensure exposed workers and their employers are informed of the identities of hazardous chemicals, associated health and safety hazards, and appropriate protective measures. The standard covers over 43 million workers who produce or handle hazardous chemicals in more than five million workplaces across the country.

Hazard Communication Awareness for All Industries

Level: Introductory

Duration: 20 Min

CourseID: MOOD88

$25.00

Hazard Communication Awareness - Spanish

Level: Introductory

Duration: 25 Min

CourseID: MOOD473

$25.00

Hazard Communication Advanced for All Industries

Level: Advanced

Duration: 1 Hour

CourseID: MOOD179

$35.00

3.Scaffolding

Standard Cited – 1926.451

According to the OSHA, 65 percent of workers employed in the construction industry work on scaffolds frequently. Protecting these workers from scaffold-related accidents by assuring the scaffolds are in compliance with OSHA standards can prevent roughly 4,500 injuries and 50 deaths every year.

Scaffold User Guidelines for Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 40 Min

CourseID: MOOD87

$35.00

Scaffold Erection Guidelines for Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 30 Min

CourseID: MOOD117

$35.00

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Tubular Welded Frame Scaffold Erectors R2

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Hour

CourseID: MOOD488

$35.00

4. Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout / Tagout)

Standard Cited – 1910.147

Injuries resulting from the failure to control hazardous energy during maintenance activities can be serious or fatal. Injuries may include electrocution, burns, crushing, cutting, lacerating, amputating, or fracturing body parts, and others.

Electrical Safety and LOTO for General Industry

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Hour

CourseID: MOOD79

CEUs: 0.1

$35.00

Introduction to NFPA 70E (2018) for All Industries

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 45 Min

CourseID: MOOD76

$35.00

NFPA 70E (2018) Electrical Safety for Supervisors & Managers in All Ind...

Level: Advanced

Duration: 2 Hours

CourseID: MOOD144

CEUs: 0.2

$55.00

5. Respiratory Protection

Standard Cited – 1910.134

OSHA requires employers to develop and implement a written respiratory protection program for situations in which permissible exposure limits (PELs) of airborne contaminants are exceeded, or when the employer or work site requires the use of respirators by employees.

Respirator Basics for All Industries

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Hour

CourseID: MOOD132

CEUs: 1.0

$35.00

Respiratory Protection Awareness for General Industry

Level: Introductory

Duration: 25 Min

CourseID: MOOD123

$25.00

6. Ladders

Standard Cited – 1926.1053

Ladder accidents usually occur when ladders are used outside the manufacturer’s recommendation. The main factors that lead to injuries are a lack of training and a disregard for safe ladder practices.

Ladder Safety Awareness for Construction

Level: Introductory

Duration: 10 Min

CourseID: MOOD47

$25.00

Stairways and Ladders

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 45 Min

CourseID: MOOD145

$25.00

Ladder Safety Awareness for General Industry

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Hour

CourseID: MOOD120

$35.00

7. Powered Industrial Trucks

Standard Cited – 1910.178

The Power Industrial Truck regulation (which includes forklifts, lift trucks and jacks) requires all workers who use and operate a Powered Industrial Truck to be trained and certified in order to minimize the number of accidents, injuries and deaths associated with Powered Industrial Trucks.

Forklift Hazard Awareness for All Industries

Level: Introductory

Duration: 30 Min

CourseID: MOOD61

$25.00

Safe Forklift Operation for General Industry

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 45 Min

CourseID: MOOD45

CEUs: 0.1

$35.00

Forklift Hazards for Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Hour

CourseID: MOOD197

$35.00

8. Fall Protection (Training)

Standard Cited – 1926.503

OSHA regulations require anyone going up heights 6 feet or higher to be trained on Fall Protection and the training has to be certified by a competent person.

Competent Person, Fall Protection For Construction

Level: Advanced

Duration: 4 Hours

CourseID: MOOD299

$45.00

Fall Protection for Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1.5 Hours

CourseID: MOOD36

$35.00

Fall Protection Awareness For Construction

Level: Introductory

Duration: 25 Min

CourseID: MOOD93

$25.00

9. Machine Guarding

Standard Cited – 1910.212

Moving machine parts create workplace hazards and potential machinery-related injuries, making machine guards vitally important.

Machine Guarding for General Industry

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Hour

CourseID: MOOD126

$35.00

Guarding Floor And Wall Openings Awareness For General Industry

Level: Introductory

Duration: 30 Min

CourseID: MOOD112

CEUs: 0.1

$25.00

Power Tool Use And Guarding For Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 45 Min

CourseID: MOOD421

$35.00

10. Personal Protective Equipment

Standard Cited – 1926.102

Many PPE violations relate to eye and face protection. Protecting the eyes and face from hazards like flying debris, chips, dust, splashes, extreme heat and light radiation is extremely important. You only get one set of eyes and when injured, recovery can be very lengthy and costly.

PPE For General Industry

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 50 Min

CourseID: MOOD181

$35.00

PPE Awareness For Construction

Level: Introductory

Duration: 10 Min

CourseID: MOOD82

$25.00

PPE For Construction - Spanish

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Hour

CourseID: MOOD454

$35.00

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