Recently the top ten construction site O.S.H.A. violations were released for fiscal year 2014, and while the results are similar to years past, what is surprising is how the top 4 violations account for over 15,500 citations, which would seem to indicate three areas where OSHA is really focusing enforcement actions.
As one would expect, fall prevention, specifically the duty to have fall protection, was the number one construction safety violation with 6,540 citations being issued.&nb
In today’s general contracting world, a majority of all general contractors self perform little if any of the work being performed on the job, instead subcontracting all of the work on site to various specialty subcontracts. The only real work the general contractor is providing is a variety of construction management services including on and off site supervision, coordination and interface between the various subcontractors, the owner and the project architect. In many way
As you know if you work in the industry, OSHA takes occupational safety very seriously. They have been working already in 2015 to maintain safety standards in the work place and some businesses have seen fines and penalties as a result.
OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, routinely conducts inspections of different industries and businesses to ensure they are up to federal safety standards and guidelines. If not, the businesses coul