Top 10 Workplace Hazards

By Allan Degner on March 27, 2017

The numbers haven’t changed. Approximately 3 million employees are injured in the workplace annually. Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their workers, and OSHA has stepped up national efforts to ensure they are complying with increased inspections hovering around 32,000 a year and increased fines. So why aren’t the numbers declining? Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016

 

Additionally, these are the top 10 most searched industry standards.

1. Bloodborne Pathogens
2. Hazard Communication 
3. Respiratory Protection
4. Occupational Noise Exposure 
5. Powered Industrial Trucks 
6. Permit-required Confined Spaces 
7. Lockout/Tagout 
8. Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response 
9. Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes
10. Personal Protective Equipment