top of page



The following list are the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by Federal OSHA Inspectors in 2010. OSHA publishes this list annually to alert employers about these commonly cited standards so they can take steps to find and fix recognized hazards addressed in these and other standards before OSHA shows up.

Far too many preventable injuries and illnesses occur in the workplace.

1926.451 – Scaffolding

1926.501 – Fall Protection

1910.1200 – Hazard Communication

1910.134 – Respiratory Protection

1926.1053 – Ladders

1910.147 – Lockout/Tagout

1910.305 – Electrical, Wiring Methods

1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks

1910.303 – Electrical, General Requirements

1910.212 – Machine Guarding

Resources for Most Frequently Cited Standards

bottom of page