Presentation on theme: "Most Frequently Cited Serious Violations Construction – FY 2003."— Presentation transcript:
Most Frequently Cited Serious Violations Construction – FY 2003
Number of Serious Violations - FY Most Frequently Cited Serious Violations in Construction – FY 2003 Employee training Head protection Scaffolds - Platform construction Excavations - Protection of employees Aerial lifts – Body belt & lanyard Scaffolds - Fall protection Fall protection - Unprotected sides & edges Fall protection – Residential construction 6 or more Fall hazards training program Scaffolds - Access Standard & Subpart There were also 334 Section 5(a)(1) violations cited in construction SIC codes during this period.
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart C - General Safety & Health ( ) Employee training programs Inspections by competent person Initiate and maintain accident prevention programs Personal protective equipment Housekeeping
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart D - Occupational Health & Environmental Controls ( ) Gases, vapors, fumes, dusts & mists - Employee exposure Lead - Exposure assessment First aid training Lead - Interim ppe Lead - Interim respiratory protection
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart E - Personal Protective & Life Saving Equipment ( ) Head protection Lifesaving skiff for employees working over water PPE - Provided, used and maintained Eye and face protection Life jackets/vests
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart F - Fire Protection & Prevention ( ) Extinguishers within 50 ft. of flammables/combustibles 2A fire extinguishers - Building area Storage of LPG containers LP-Gas systems – Protection from vehicular traffic Extinguishers on each floor
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart G - Signs, Signals & Barricades ( ) Traffic control signs/devices - Requirements Barricades - Requirements Flagmen/traffic control* Traffic signs at points of hazard Flagmen – Appropriate garments* * OSHAs standards for Signs, Signals, and Barricades were revised during FY The asterisked standards refer to the previous rule.
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart H - Materials Handling, Storage, Use & Disposal ( ) Rigging equipment inspection & removal from service Torn/cut synthetic web slings - Removal from service Custom lifting accessories – Load marking Exterior drop chutes Alloy steel chains - Identification
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart I - Tools: Hand & Power ( ) Woodworking tools - ANSI requirements Guarding of rotating/moving parts Tools designed for guards - Guards in place Guarding of pulleys Circular saw blade guarding
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart J - Welding & Cutting ( ) Cylinders secured upright Cables needing repair - In use Oxygen cylinder storage Valve protection caps Regulators/Gauges in working order
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart K - Electrical ( ) Branch circuits - Ground fault protection/ Assured equipment grounding conductor program Grounding path Equipment installation and use Ground-fault circuit interrupters Flexible cords – Strain relief
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart L - Scaffolds ( ) Scaffolds above 10 ft. - Fall protection Scaffold access Scaffold working levels - Planked or decked Aerial lifts - Body belt and lanyard Training for employees using scaffolds
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart M - Fall Protection ( ) Fall protection – Steep roofs Fall protection - Residential construction 6 or more Fall hazards training program Unprotected sides & edges - Fall protection Fall protection - Roofing work on low-slope roofs
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart N - Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators & Conveyors ( ) Crawler, locomotive, & truck cranes - ANSI B Cranes and derricks – Manufacturers specifications Daily inspection - Competent person Hoisting machinery – Annual inspection Clearances between power lines and equipment Swing radius at rear of crane barricaded Loads suspended or to be lifted – Employees kept clear
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart O - Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, & Marine Operations ( ) Earthmoving/compacting equipment - Reverse signal alarm Bi-directional machines - Horn Powered industrial trucks – Unauthorized riders Lifting/hauling equipment - Use of safety platform Industrial trucks - ANSI B
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart P - Excavations ( ) Employee protection in excavations - Protective system use Inspections by competent person Protection from falling/rolling materials/equipment Egress from trench excavations Competent person inspection - Employees removed from hazard
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart Q - Concrete & Masonry Construction ( ) Reinforcing steel - Guarding Masonry walls - Bracing Formwork – General requirements
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart R – Steel Erection ( ) Protection from fall hazards Written notification prior to steel erection Fall protection for connectors – 15 to 30 Fall hazard training Fall protection for connectors – More than 2 stories or 30
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart T - Demolition ( ) Engineering survey - Prior to operations Stairs, passageways, ladders – Inspected and maintained Walls/floors shored or braced when employees work inside structure Chutes – No material dropped outside structure unless protected Wall openings protected
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart X - Ladders ( ) Stairrails & handrails Portable ladders 3 feet above landing surface Stairways/ladders required Training program Appropriate use of ladders
Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart Z - Toxic & Hazardous Substances ( ) Asbestos - Exposure assessment by competent person Asbestos - Class I, II, & III asbestos work in regulated areas Asbestos - Protective clothing Asbestos - Training program Asbestos - Monitoring
Number of Serious Violations - FY Hazard Communication ( ) Cited in Construction SIC Codes Written program Information and training Material Safety Data Sheets readily accessible Training initially and for new hazards Material Safety Data Sheets Standard: 1910.