Presentation on theme: "OSHA Most Frequently Cited Serious Violations General Industry - FY-2007."— Presentation transcript:
OSHA Most Frequently Cited Serious Violations General Industry - FY-2007
Number of Serious Violations – FY Most Frequently Cited Serious Violations in General Industry FY 2007 Machine Guards - General Eye & Body Flushing Facilities Point of Operation Open-Sided Floors Conductors Entering Cabinets/Boxes/Fittings Protected from Abrasion Lockout/Tagout - Program Grinders-Tongue Guards Hazard Communication – Information & Training Note: There were also 1277 Section 5(a)(1) General Duty Clause violations cited for all inspections during this period. Lockout/Tagout - Procedures Hazard Communication – Written Program
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart D - Walking/Working Surfaces ( ) Open-sided floors Housekeeping Wet floors Stair railings Floor holes Standard: 1910.
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart E – Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, and Fire Prevention Plans ( ) Exit route doors unlocked Exit marking Exit access signs Standard: Not an Exit signs Exit routes free & unobstructed
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart F - Powered Platforms ( ) Trained operators for aerial lift Standard: Body belt & lanyard when working from aerial lift Secure work position for employees in basket
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart G - Occupational Health ( ) Hearing conservation program Administrative/Engineering controls Standard: Audiometric testing program Training program Monitoring program
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart H - Hazardous Materials ( ) Standard: Spray booth – Air velocity Class I liquids - Dispensing Compressed gases - Handling, storage & use Spray areas – Cleaning Sources of ignition - Precautions
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment ( ) Personal protective equipment Eye & face protection PPE hazard assessment Standard: Written respiratory protection program Medical evaluation to determine employees ability to use respirator
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart J - General Environmental Controls ( ) Lockout/Tagout - Program Lockout/Tagout - Training Lockout/Tagout - Procedures Lockout/Tagout - Content of energy control procedures Standard: Lockout/Tagout procedure - Periodic inspection
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart K - Medical & First Aid ( ) Eye & body flushing facilities First aid Standard: 1910.
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart L - Fire Protection ( ) Extinguishers - Training program Extinguishers - Initial & annual training Extinguishers - Provided & accessible Standard: Extinguishers - Annual checks Extinguishers – Monthly visual inspection
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart M - Compressed Gas & Air Equipment ( ) Pressure gage/safety valve Safety valves tested Standard: 1910.
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart O - Machinery & Machine Guarding ( ) Machine guards - General Grinders - Tongue guards Pulleys Point of operation Grinders - Work rests Standard: 1910.
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart P - Hand & Portable Powered Tools ( ) Compressed air for cleaning Vertical portable grinders - Guarding Standard: Condition of tools & equipment Portable abrasive wheels - General guarding Pneumatic powered tools – Hose/connection design
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart Q - Welding, Cutting & Brazing ( ) Oxygen cylinder storage – Separation by distance or barrier Cylinder storage - Inside of buildings Protection from arc welding rays Oxygen cylinder storage – Away from combustibles Arc welding/cutting - Maintenance of cables Standard: 1910.
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart R - Special Industries ( ) Standard: Logging – Foot protection Logging - First aid/CPR training current Logging – Written certification of training Logging – Eye protection Logging – Employee training
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart S - Electrical ( ) Live parts Grounding path Electrical box covers Conductors entering cabinets/boxes/fittings protected from abrasion Standard: Proper installation & use of equipment
Number of Serious Violations – FY Subpart Z - Toxic & Hazardous Substances ( ) Hazard Communication - Written program Hazard Communication - Information & training Hazard Communication – MSDSs readily accessible Hazard Communication - Training initially & for new hazards Hazard Communication – MSDS for each chemical used Standard: 1910.