Each month, ISHN Magazine highlights one of the 12 most frequently cited OSHA standards for fiscal year 2013. One of the most cited is the standard for electrical, wiring methods, components and equipment, general industry 1910.303. Violations of this standard can lead to fatalities, burns and disabling injuries, and ultimately also led to $3, 479, 620 of total penalties proposed by OSHA for violations of this standard (October 2012 through September 2013).
This article covers information including:
Most penalized industries
Power line safety
Citations and inspections
OSHA’s announcement of the final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution