Tag: Penalty

OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Violations 2018

There was only one surprise when OSHA’s top 10 violations for 2018 were unveiled: PPE. Fall Protection – General Requirements Standard: 1926.501 Hazard Communication Standard: 1910.1200 Scaffolding Standard: 1926.451 Respiratory Protection Standard: 1910.134 Lockout/Tagout Standard: 1910.147 Ladders Standard: 1926.1053 Powered Industrial Trucks Standard: 1910.178 Fall Protection – Training Requirements Standard: 1926.503 Machine Guarding Standard: 1910.212 […]

112(r) Real World Bad Experience

Many states, including Kentucky, have elected to allow EPA to regulate their 112(r) air program.  If you recall, 112(r) is a program intended to address chemical accident prevention at facilities using substances that posed the greatest risk of harm from accidental releases. These regulations were built upon existing industry codes and standards (available at: http://www.epa.gov/emergencies/) […]