In October, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration released the list of the 10 most common safety citations issued in 2017. Fall protection once again topped the list, accounting for approximately 6,072 violations.
OSHA issued nearly 7,000 citations related to inadequate fall protection in 2016. This drop indicates that construction companies are indeed doing more to protect workers tasked with navigating elevated structures.
However, there is always room for improvement. Environmental Health and Safety stakeholders interested in more effectively protecting their employees from falls should connect with ProcessMAP today. Our state-of-the-art hazard analysis and incident management software can help EHS make real headway in this area and avoid contributing to the OSHA Top 10.
Check back soon for a deeper look at OSHA's Top 10 citations in 2017!