OSHA Injury and Violation Statistics

By: Zinda Law Group
 
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OSHA Injury and Violation Statistics
OSHA Injury and Violation Statistics
AUSTIN, Texas - July 7, 2020 - PRLog -- HOW COMMON ARE WORKPLACE INJURIES
In total, there were 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2018. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the private industry sectors with the most injuries in 2017-2018 were:
  • Manufacturing with 35,000 injuries.
  • Health care and Social Assistance with 32,700 injuries.
  • Retail Trade with 8,800 injuries.
  • Transportation and Warehousing with 8,300 injuries.
  • Accommodation and Food Services with 7,600 injuries.

HOW COMMON ARE WORKPLACE FATALITIES
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018 there was a total of 5,250 workers who died while on the job, which amounted to more than 14 deaths per day. Out of the 5,250 deaths that occurred in 2018, 40% involved transportation incidents.

TOP OSHA VIOLATIONS IN 2018
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) currently has jurisdiction over 7 million worksites. According to OSHA, the most frequently cited OSHA standards are:
  • Fall protection
  • Hazard communication
  • Scaffolding
  • Respiratory protection
  • Control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout)
  • Ladders
  • Powered industrial trucks
  • Fall protection-training requirements
  • Machinery and machine guarding
  • Eye and face protection

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