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2017 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards – Real Estate and Rental and Leasing (NAICS 53) - January 2018

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) keeps records not only of the most frequently cited standards overall, but also within particular industries. The most recent statistics from OSHA reveal the top standards cited in the fiscal year 2017 for the real estate industry. This top 10 list comprises establishments engaged in renting, leasing or otherwise allowing the use of tangible or intangible assets, and establishments providing related services. The major portion of this sector comprises establishments that rent, lease or otherwise allow the use of their own assets by others. The assets may be tangible, as is the case of real estate and equipment, or intangible, as is the case with patents and trademarks.

Description of Violation

Cited Standard Number           

ACV*

 1. Hazard Communication - Properly transmitting information on chemical hazards through a comprehensive program, container labeling, SDS and training.

 

29 CFR 1910.1200

$879

 2. Powered Industrial Trucks - Ensuring safety of employees on powered industrial trucks through fire protection, design, maintenance and proper use. 


29 CFR 1910.178

$2,398

 3. Wiring Methods, Components and Equipment for General Use - Using proper wiring techniques and equipment to ensure safe electrical continuity. 


29 CFR 1910.305

$2,176

 4. Asbestos – following regulations for asbestos control during construction.  


29 CFR 1926.1101

$1,283

 5. Reporting Fatalities, Hospitalizations, Amputations, and Losses of an Eye- Following the reporting guidelines set by OSHA following death, hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye due to a work-related incident.

 

29 CFR 1904.39

$4,699

 6. Respiratory Protection - Properly administering a respiratory protection program, selecting correct respirators, completing medical evaluations to determine which employees are required to use respirators and providing tight-fitting equipment.

 

29 CFR 1910.134

 

$590

 7. General Electrical Requirements - Ensuring electric equipment is free from recognized hazards likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees.

 

29 CFR 1910.303

$3,368

 8. General Walking/Working Surface Requirements - Maintaining a clean, orderly and sanitary establishment, including passageways, storerooms and service rooms.

 

29 CFR 1910.22

$1,570

 9. Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) - Servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment to control hazardous energy.

 

29 CFR 1910.147

$5,649

 10. Duty to Have Fall Protection - Complying with the OSHA requirements for fall protection systems that conform with all requirements for quality, quantity and safety.

 

29 CFR 1926.501

$3,090



Description of Violation

Cited Standard Number

ACV*

1.    Hazard Communication - Properly transmitting information on chemical hazards through a comprehensive program, container labeling, SDS and training. 

29 CFR 1910.1200

$879

2.    Powered Industrial Trucks - Ensuring safety of employees on powered industrial trucks through fire protection, design, maintenance and proper use. 

29 CFR 1910.178

$2,398

3.    Wiring Methods, Components and Equipment for General Use - Using proper wiring techniques and equipment to ensure safe electrical continuity. 

29 CFR 1910.305

$2,176

4.    Asbestos – following regulations for asbestos control during construction.  

29 CFR 1926.1101

$1,283

5.    Reporting Fatalities, Hospitalizations, Amputations, and Losses of an Eye- Following the reporting guidelines set by OSHA following death, hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye due to a work-related incident.  

29 CFR 1904.39

$4,699

6.    Respiratory Protection - Properly administering a respiratory protection program, selecting correct respirators, completing medical evaluations to determine which employees are required to use respirators and providing tight-fitting equipment.  

29 CFR 1910.134

 

$590

7.    General Electrical Requirements - Ensuring electric equipment is free from recognized hazards likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees. 

29 CFR 1910.303

$3,368

8.    General Walking/Working Surface Requirements - Maintaining a clean, orderly and sanitary establishment, including passageways, storerooms and service rooms.

29 CFR 1910.22

$1,570

9.    Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) - Servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment to control hazardous energy.  

29 CFR 1910.147

$5,649

10. Duty to Have Fall Protection - Complying with the OSHA requirements for fall protection systems that conform with all requirements for quality, quantity and safety. 

29 CFR 1926.501

$3,090