OSHA Top 10 Violations 2021

This has been a very different year for the occupational safety and health profession because of COVID-19. Among the changes: The pandemic has affected the top violations OSHA issues to employers.

One thing is back to normal this year: OSHA released its preliminary numbers at the National Safety Council’s Congress and Expo. OSHA Director of Enforcement, Patrick Kapust, provided the list and some details on the exact violation inspectors are seeing and in which types of employment. Let’s take a look at OSHA’s most frequently cited violations.