Get ahead of your safety compliance for 2020 by examining the most frequently cited standards last year. In 2019, OSHA cited standard violations as expected. Hazard Communication was the most frequently observed hazards in the workplace. Most of these violations are related to training, container labeling, and records management. Control of Hazardous Energy Sources, or better known as Lockout Tagout, was the second most cited standard. These violations include engineering controls, training, and records management. The third most frequently cited standard was Respiratory Protection. These violations include improper job hazard analysis, medical clearances,  fit tests, training, and records management. A break down of the citations, inspections, and proposed penalties for these standards are shown below.

Source: Industrial Safety & Hygiene News

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