Every year, OSHA releases a list of the 10 most frequently cited violations, which, for 2016, were accumulated by reviewing the nearly 32,000 workplace inspections conducted by OSHA staff. The list for 2016 looks a whole lot like the list for 2015 and the preceding years. As OSHA notes, “it rarely changes.” The top 10
OSHA Updates General Industry Personal Fall Protection and Walking-Working Surfaces Standards
By Megan Baroni on
Posted in OSHA Compliance
Special thanks to my colleague, Diana Neeves, for her contributions to this post. Diana is an attorney in our Environmental & Utilities Group.
At the end of last week, OSHA issued its long-awaited final rule on walking-working surfaces and personal fall protection systems for general industry. The new rule is intended to update the standards…