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OSHA announces top 10 violations of 2010

October 7, 2010
WASHINGTON — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) used the National Safety Council''s 2010 Congress and Expo to announce the top 10 violations of 2010, according to a press release.
Thomas Galassi, OSHA''s directorate of enforcement programs, made the announcement with Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of OSHA, the release stated.
The list was little changed from 2009, with a couple of violations switching places, the release noted.
According to the release, the top five violations were:
1. Scaffolding
2. Fall protection
3. Hazard communication
4. Respiratory protection
5. Ladders
To see the complete list of violations, click here.
Click here to read the complete release.