Recent numbers from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration show dangers from falls at construction sites remain the most frequently cited hazard on OSHA’s list of most-cited violations for fiscal year 2020, which ended Sept. 30. Construction blog constructionjunkie.com shares a list of OSHA’s top 10 construction-specific violations.
Other rules related to construction falls are among the top 10 violations, including ladders, scaffolding and training.
OSHA generally requires construction workers exposed to falls of 6 feet or more to wear protective gear, such as harnesses, or be protected by guardrails and be trained regarding how to avoid falling.
Following are the top 10 most-cited violations in construction for fiscal year 2020: