In October, OSHA announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2018. While Fall Protection and Hazard Communication continues to top the agency’s list, this year, Eye and Face Protection entered at #10.
OSHA has again cited an aluminum manufacturing company – Aluminum Shapes LLC of Delair, NJ – for 51 safety and health violations and proposed penalties of $1.9 million in connection with the two incidents.
On Jan. 2, 2018, civil penalties for violations of OSHA standards and regulations increased to adjust for inflation. The civil penalties were increased for a variety of regulated areas, such as: Immigration, Child Labor, Wage and Hour, MSHA and OSHA.