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PROPERTY & CASUALTY
OCT 09, 2017
OSHA's Top Ten Violations of 2017
Do you know which Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violations are the most commonly cited? Recognizing common violations can help you plan and improve your company’s safety practices.
OSHA recently announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2017— and a new violation was added to the list this year.
OSHA’s Top 10 for fiscal year 2017:
: 3,097 violations
: 2,877 violations
: 2,241 violations
Powered Industrial Trucks
: 2,162 violations
: 1,933 violations
: 1,523 violations
: 1,405 violations
Coming in at number nine with 1,523 violations cited, Fall Protection— Training Requirements, is new to the list.
Employee safety is Amerisure’s top priority. Following the guidelines put in place by OSHA is crucial in order to protect your employees. Take some time to review and evaluate your company’s safety procedures and protocols. Avoid an OSHA citation and, more importantly, protect your workers.
Here are some resources to help you get started:
Check out the extensive library of materials available on Amerisure’s website. The
are both filled with valuable information to assist you in planning safety protocols.
Recommended Practices for Safety & Health Programs
Contact your local Loss Control Consultant today at 800-257-1900 or
. Amerisure’s dedicated team of consultants are available to help your company mitigate risks and develop a comprehensive safety plan.
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