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OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 9-of-10

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 By EC&M Staff | Electrical Construction and Maintenance No. 9 Violation: Electrical Wiring Methods The good news here is that this “electrically focused” category dropped one place in the rankings from last year. Section 1910.305...

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 7-of-10

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 By EC&M Staff | Electrical Construction and Maintenance No. 7 Violation: Ladders Section 1926.1053 applies to all Ladders, including job-made ladders. These rules apply to many different plants/facilities as well as all types of...

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 6-of-10

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 6 of 10 By EC&M Staff | Electrical Construction and Maintenance No. 6 Violation: Powered Industrial Trucks Although violations associated with Powered Industrial Trucks don’t often come to mind when thinking about electrical work,...

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 5-of-10

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 By EC&M Staff | Electrical Construction and Maintenance No. 5 Violation: Lockout/Tagout Lockout/Tagout rules are vitally important for many different types of employees. Standard 1910.147 establishes minimum performance requirements...

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 4-of-10

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 4 of 10 By EC&M Staff | Electrical Construction and Maintenance No. 4 Violation: Respiratory Protection The rules of 1910.134, which focus on Respiratory Protection, apply to General Industry (part 1910), Shipyards (part 1915), Marine...

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 3 of 10

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 By EC&M Staff | Electrical Construction and Maintenance No. 3 Violation: Scaffolding Violations related to Scaffolding use are still widespread across many industries. It’s important to note that the rules of 1926.451 do not apply to...

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 2 of 10

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 2 of 10 By EC&M Staff | Electrical Construction and Maintenance No. 2 Violation: Hazard Communication Hazard Communication remained in the No. 2 position. The purpose of this group of rules is to ensure the hazards of all chemicals...

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 1 of 10

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2016 1 of 10 By EC&M Staff | Electrical Construction and Maintenance No. 1 Violation: Fall Protection Fall Protection once again retains its No. 1 position on this important list. These violations are associated with the Fall Protection...

Exposing Workers to Electrical Shock Yields Huge Fines

Exposing Workers to Electrical Shock Yields Fines of $66,400 for Texas Manufacturer Jan 9, 2015 Electrical Construction and Maintenance During the 2013 inspection, C & H Die Casting was cited for violating 30 serious safety and health OSHA standards. Twice in 18...

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