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OSHA's 2020 Most-Cited Violations



Fall Protection was still the most-cited infraction by OSHA for the 10th year in a row. Respiratory Protection moved from #5 to #3, with safe work practices during the COVID-19 pandemic a focus for all in 2020.



1. Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501): 5,424

2. Hazard Communication (1910.1200): 3,199

3. Respiratory Protection (1910.134): 2,649

4. Scaffolding (1926.451): 2,538

5. Ladders (1926.1053): 2,129

6. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147): 2,065

7. Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178): 1,932

8. Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503): 1,621

9. Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment – Eye and Face Protection (1926.102): 1,369

10. Machine Guarding (1910.212): 1,313


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