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Vineland Workers’ Compensation Lawyer: OSHA’s Top 10 Most Common Workplace Hazards

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Vineland Workers’ Compensation Lawyer: OSHA’s Top 10 Most Common Workplace HazardsEach year the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) publishes a list of the 10 most common health and safety violations it has uncovered in workplace inspections throughout the fiscal year. The last list released is remarkably similar the annual lists from previous years. The top 10 most common workplace hazards involved:

  • Lack of fall protection
  • Inadequate hazard communication
  • Scaffold hazards
  • Inadequate respiratory protection
  • Improper lockout/tagout procedures (to ensure machinery is turned off)
  • Lack of training for drivers of powered industrial trucks
  • Ladder safety issues
  • Machine guarding safety violations
  • Unsafe electrical wiring
  • General electricity violations

Vineland Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Rone & Kowalski, LLC Represent Injured Workers in South Jersey

Many employers routinely fail to address common workplace hazards that can result in serious injuries and fatalities. Workers who are injured on-the-job can file a claim for Workers’ Compensation in South Jersey. Call 609-476-4044 x 203 or contact us online to discuss your case with an experienced Vineland Workers’ Compensation lawyer at Rone & Kowalski, LLC. We help injured workers secure the full and fair compensation they deserve after suffering a workplace injury.