OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Violations of 2019

OSHA just announced its preliminary list of Top 10 Most Cited Violations in 2019 at the National Safety Council Congress and Expo.

Among the top risks worker health and safety, Hazard Communication once again lands near the top of the agency’s list, as questions and confusion resulting from its adoption of GHS and the changes made to the Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) continue to impact compliance efforts. With additional changes expected following OSHA’s intent to update the current HazCom Standard (aligned with GHS Revision 3) to align it with the UN’s most recent edition, GHS Revision 7, the confusion – and subsequent violations – are expected to continue.

Read more about the OSHA's top violations in 2019, and how to better protect yourself from citations on the MSDSonline blog.