These are the Top 10 most frequently cited OSHA violations in the workplace for 2022:
|Type||Number of Violations|
|1. Fall Protection (General)||5,260|
|2. Hazard Communication||2,424|
|3. Respiratory Protection||2,185|
|6. Control of Hazardous Energy
|7. Powered Industrial Trucks||1,749|
|8. Fall Protection (Training)||1,556|
|9. Personal Protective Equipment||1,401|
|10. Machine Guarding||1,370|
This list represents citations across all industries resulting from worksite inspections by OSHA agents. Reporting this list year after year helps alert employers about these commonly cited standards so they can take steps to find and fix recognized hazards before preventable injuries, illnesses, and deaths occur.
Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc. has a team of Loss Control Specialists that can help create a safety program to help lessen the incident rate at your workplace.