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Resources to Develop a New Safety Program

Wondering where to start with your safety program? Looking for areas you think might need to be refreshed or emphasized?

Listed below are the top 12 standards which were cited by Federal OSHA for NAICS Code: 423930 Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers during the period October 2015 through September 2016.

If OSHA is interested in these areas, maybe we should be, too.

Standard

Citations

Inspections

Description

Total

530

122

 

1910.178

 

59

 

40

 

Powered industrial trucks

1910.147

57

33

The control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout)

1910.305

35

20

Wiring methods, components, and equipment

1910.1200

33

19

Hazard communication

1910.212

31

29

Machine guarding

1910.134

28

13

Respiratory protection

1910.095

24

13

Occupational noise exposure

1910.303

20

16

General electrical requirements

1910.022

18

16

Walking/working surfaces

1910.132

16

14

Personal protective equipment

1910.023

13

13

Guarding floor and wall openings and holes

1910.037

13

10

Maintenance, safeguards, for exit routes

The ISRI safety webpages contain a lot of educational material to help our members navigate the OSHA regulatory waters and keep workers safe. Take advantage of the information to keep from being a one of the above statistics.

For more information, contact Terry Cirone.

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