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 2003 2 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 - 1926. -- There were also 334 Section 5(a)(1) violations cited in construction SIC codes during this period.
Number of Serious Violations - FY 2003 3 Subpart C - General Safety & Health (1926.20 - 35) Employee training programs Inspections by competent person Initiate and maintain accident prevention programs Personal protective equipment Housekeeping
Number of Serious Violations - FY 2003 4 Subpart D - Occupational Health & Environmental Controls (1926.50 - 66) 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 2003 5 Subpart E - Personal Protective & Life Saving Equipment (1926.95 - 107) 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 2003 6 Subpart F - Fire Protection & Prevention (1926.150 - 159) 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 2003 7 Subpart G - Signs, Signals & Barricades (1926.200 - 203) 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 2003. The asterisked standards refer to the previous rule.
Number of Serious Violations - FY 2003 8 Subpart H - Materials Handling, Storage, Use & Disposal (1926.250 - 252) 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 2003 9 Subpart I - Tools: Hand & Power (1926.300 - 307) 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 2003 10 Subpart J - Welding & Cutting (1926.350 -354) Cylinders secured upright Cables needing repair - In use Oxygen cylinder storage Valve protection caps Regulators/Gauges in working order
Number of Serious Violations - FY 2003 11 Subpart K - Electrical (1926.400 - 449) 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 2003 12 Subpart L - Scaffolds (1926.450 - 454) 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 2003 13 Subpart M - Fall Protection (1926.500 - 503) 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 2003 14 Subpart N - Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators & Conveyors (1926.550 - 556) Crawler, locomotive, & truck cranes - ANSI B30.5-1968 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 2003 15 Subpart O - Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, & Marine Operations (1926.600 - 606) 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 B56.1-1969
Number of Serious Violations - FY 2003 16 Subpart P - Excavations (1926.650 - 652) 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 2003 17 Subpart Q - Concrete & Masonry Construction (1926.700 - 706) Reinforcing steel - Guarding Masonry walls - Bracing Formwork – General requirements
Number of Serious Violations - FY 2003 18 Subpart R – Steel Erection (1926.750 - 761) 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 2003 19 Subpart T - Demolition (1926.850 - 860) 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 2003 20 Subpart X - Ladders (1926.1050 - 1060) Stairrails & handrails Portable ladders 3 feet above landing surface Stairways/ladders required Training program Appropriate use of ladders
Number of Serious Violations - FY 2003 21 Subpart Z - Toxic & Hazardous Substances (1926.1100 - 1152) 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 2003 22 Hazard Communication (1910.1200) 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.