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For Immediate Release,
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Kathy Lane
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OSHA and Safety+Health magazine announced OSHA's Top 10 violations of 2011 at this year's Congress & Expo. Patrick Kapust, deputy director of enforcement programs at OSHA, presented the Top 10 most frequently cited standards before a crowded group of spectators on the Expo Floor:
  1. Fall Protection (1926.501) – 7,139
  2. Scaffolding (1926.451) – 7,069
  3. Hazard Communication (1910.1200) – 6,538
  4. Respiratory Protection (1910.134) – 3,944
  5. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147) – 3,639
  6. Electrical – Wiring Methods (1910.305) – 3,584
  7. Powered Industrial Trucks (1910.178) – 3,432
  8. Ladders (1926.1053) – 3,244
  9. Electrical – General Requirements (1910.303) – 2,863
  10. Machine Guarding (1910.212) – 2,728

For more details on the Top 10 list and an exclusive interview with Kapust, check out the December issue of Safety+Health.

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