Please note that these Top Ten Citations are for all industries (including construction), not just Precision Machining.
Fall protection – 7,139 violations.
Scaffolding – 7,069 violations. 37 fatalities.
Hazard communication – 6,538 violations.
Respiratory protection – 3,944 violations.
Lockout/tagout – 3,639 violations.
Electrical – wiring methods – 3,584 violations.
Powered industrial trucks – 3,432 violations.
Ladders – 3,244 violations.
Electrical – general – 2,863 violations.
Machine guarding. Number of citations not published, last year there were 2,364 violations.
If you get a visit from OSHA, you can bet they will be taking a look at the items on this list.
And here’s an employers rights guide from OSHA that will tell you what to do after their visit.