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Most Frequently Cited Serious Violations Construction – FY 2004.

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1 Most Frequently Cited Serious Violations Construction – FY 2004

2 Number of Serious Violations - FY Most Frequently Cited Serious Violations in Construction – FY 2004 Fall hazards training program 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 Portable ladders 3 feet above landing surface Scaffolds - Access Standard & Subpart There were also 400 Section 5(a)(1) violations cited in construction SIC codes during this period.

3 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 – Employer responsibility Housekeeping

4 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 – Representative personal sampling Gases, vapors, etc. – Administrative/Engineering controls

5 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

6 Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart F - Fire Protection & Prevention ( ) Extinguishers within 50 ft. of flammables/combustibles 2A fire extinguishers - Building area Fire protection program LP-Gas systems – Protection from vehicular traffic Extinguishers on each floor

7 Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart G - Signs, Signals & Barricades ( ) Traffic control signs/devices - Requirements Barricades - Requirements Flaggers – Proper signaling by and use of Traffic signs at points of hazard Visible signs and symbols

8 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 Slings – Daily inspections Exterior drop chutes Unsafe synthetic web slings – Removal from service

9 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 circular saws Guarding of circular hand-fed ripsaws

10 Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart J - Welding & Cutting ( ) Cylinders secured upright Fire extinguishing equipment in area Oxygen cylinder storage Valve protection caps Regulators/Gauges in working order

11 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

12 Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart L - Scaffolds ( ) Scaffolds above 10 ft. - Fall protection Scaffold access Scaffold platform construction Aerial lifts - Body belt and lanyard Training for employees using scaffolds

13 Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart M - Fall Protection ( ) Fall protection - Residential construction 6 or more Fall hazards training program Fall protection - Unprotected sides & edges Fall protection - Roofing work on low-slope roofs Fall protection – Steep roofs

14 Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart N - Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators & Conveyors ( ) Crawler, locomotive, & truck cranes - ANSI B Cranes and derricks – Manufacturers specifications Hoisting machinery – Annual inspection Clearances between power lines and equipment Swing radius at rear of crane barricaded

15 Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart O - Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, & Marine Operations ( ) Earthmoving/compacting equipment - Reverse signal alarm Bi-directional machines - Horn Seat belts Lifting/hauling equipment - Use of safety platform Industrial trucks - ANSI B

16 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

17 Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart Q - Concrete & Masonry Construction ( ) Reinforcing steel - Guarding Masonry walls - Bracing Masonry walls – Limited access zone prior to start

18 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 Columns anchored by anchor rods

19 Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart T - Demolition ( ) Engineering survey - Prior to operations Stairs, passageways, ladders – Inspected and maintained Chute openings protected Floor openings covered Wall openings protected

20 Number of Serious Violations - FY Subpart X - Ladders ( ) Stairrails & handrails Portable ladders 3 feet above landing surface Top of stepladder not to be used as a step Training program Appropriate use of ladders

21 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 Asbestos – Vacuum cleaners with HEPA filters Asbestos – Wet methods or wetting agents

22 Number of Serious Violations - FY Respiratory Protection ( ) Cited in Construction SIC Codes Medical evaluation to determine employees ability to use respirator Fit testing prior to initial use and annually Evaluation of respiratory hazards Qualitative or quantitative fit testing Written respiratory protection program Standard: 1910.

23 Number of Serious Violations - FY Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training [ (l)] Cited in Construction SIC Codes Training prior to truck operation Evaluation of operator once every 3 years Operator certification Standard: Operator competency

24 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.


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