OSHA has recently released their list of most frequently cited violations for 2019.
The list includes both the Construction (1926) and the General Industry (1910) standards.
The only change from last year’s list was Lockout-Tagout moving up to No. 4, swapping positions with Respiratory Protection.
Please see the FREAS SharePoint page under Safety for more information on this topic and a list of all the Weekly Safety Messages issued this past year.

Top-10 List:

  1. Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501): 6,010 violations
  2. Hazard Communication (1910.1200): 3,671
  3. Scaffolding (1926.451): 2,813
  4. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147): 2,606
  5. Respiratory Protection (1910.134): 2,450
  6. Ladders (1926.1053): 2,345
  7. Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178): 2,093
  8. Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503): 1,773
  9. Machine Guarding (1910.212): 1,743
  10. Personal Protective and Lifesaving Equipment – Eye and Face Protection (1926.102): 1,411