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OSHA's Top 10 Most Cited Violations

Each year the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases the top ten most cited violations it encounters during the workplace safety inspections the agency conducts throughout the U. S. Do you recognize any of these violations (respiratory protection, lockout/tagout, fall protection, hazard communication, scaffolding, machine guarding, electrical, ladders or powered industrial trucks) as problem areas in your workplace? Let us help you create a safer working environment with a collection of Grainger products, services and resources to help you comply with OSHA’s workplace safety standards.


 Hazard CommunicationBe sure to identify and evaluate all chemical hazards in your workplace and then share that critical information with all of your employees.


Follow established guidelines to help protect your employees who are working on or near scaffolding at heights of 10 feet or higher.


When selecting a ladder, consider the length needed, the ladder’s duty rating and the environment in which the work will be performed.



Guard your machinery to help protect operators and others from hazards, such as rotating parts, flying chips, sparks and other dangers.

Powered Industrial Trucks

Maintenance, operator training and certification on forklifts, motorized hand trucks and pallet trucks is a crucial component of facility safety.



To help avoid potential violations, inspect your wiring and insulation, plus take steps to ensure proper grounding of electrical equipment.



Follow proper lockout tagout procedures and get the products you need to help prevent the accidental startup of your machinery

Electrical, General Requirements

Follow factory instructions when designing, installing and using electrical equipment to help stay in compliance and avoid workplace accidents..

Training & Services


Grainger can help you manage these and other safety risks more efficiently and cost-effectively with easy-to-use online tools and content provided by Grainger Online SafetyManager, including Audits & Checklists, Written Programs, Policies & Procedures and both Online and Instructor-Led Training Content. Learn More >
Tools and Content
OSHA Analysis: Audit & Safety Checklists Tools
OSHA Training: Safety Meetings
OSHA Training: PowerPoint Presentations
OSHA Written Programs, Policy & Procedure Templates

Online Training Courses
Grainger Core OSHA Online Training Library

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