OSHA Violation Hazard communication
What is OSHA?
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal organization that ensures safe and healthy working conditions by enforcing standards and providing workplace safety training.
Hazard Communication is the classification of hazardous chemicals produced or imported, and that hazardous chemical information is transmitted to employers and employees.
OSHA violations can potentially mean large financial penalties for a business. OSHA penalties are given out based on the severity of the violation. Some fines range from $60,000 for a small OSHA infraction to $1,000,000+ and potential facilities shut down.
OSHA's TOP 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations
- Fall Protection
- Hazard Communication
- Respiratory protection
- Powered industrial trucks
- Lock Out / Tag Out
- Electrical: wiring
- Machine guarding
- Electrical: systems design
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