As we continue to live in a world plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic, respiratory safety has remained a primary focus for OSHA’s inspectors as they continue to work towards protecting worker health and safety in such challenging times. This has seen the respiratory protection standard rising through the ranks in the top 10 most violated safety standards, moving to the 2nd most violated safety standard for the 2021 fiscal year.
This year’s top 10:
Please note: This is preliminary data from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021.
Shepard, S. (2021, October 12). OSHA Top 10 for FY 2021 Announced at NSC Congress. Retrieved from Occupational Health & Safety: https://ohsonline.com/articles/2021/10/12/osha-top-10-for-fy-2021-announced-at-nsc-congress.aspx