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 Terminals (part 1917), Longshoring (part 1918), and Construction (part 1926). Violations associated with respiratory protection requirements apply to many different trades in the construction industry as well as plant/facility workers. An additional 280 violations were issued in this category this year, as compared to last year’s listing.
Overall, there were 3,585 violations issued in this category.