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 aerial lifts — the criteria for which are set out exclusively in 1926.453. The good news here is that this year’s total number of violations was 389 less than last year, second best reduction among the group.

There were a total of 3,906 violations issued in this category.

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