According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the top 10 cited violations for 2014 included:
The following resources from Travelers Risk Control can help you stay safe in the coming year:
View the Slips, Trips and Falls web page on the Travelers Prepare and Prevent website. You also can log in to the Risk Control Customer Portal to view our Fall Management Topic TravSources®, an online collection of safety management resources.
View our Hazard Communication checklist and information about MSDSonline®. Our alliance with MSDSonline gives you access to a database of more than 3.5 million safety data sheets. You can access this information by logging in to the Risk Control Customer Portal and searching “hazard communication” in the advanced search.
There are a wide variety of scaffolding resources available on the Risk Control Customer Portal, including our Scaffolding Topic TravSources®, Scaffold Safety self-paced training, Safety Academy courses, technical bulletins and more. You can access these resources by logging in to the Risk Control Customer Portal and searching “scaffolding” in the advanced search.
View our Powered industrial trucks and forklift safety program sample.
View our Lockout/Tagout technical bulletin that covers preparation for shutdown, energy control procedures, restoring equipment to normal operations, mobile equipment maintenance, shutdown/isolation of mobile equipment, working on existing piping systems, and more. To view our Lockout/Tagout 13-step implementation guide, log in to the Risk Control Customer Portal and search “lockout tagout” in the keyword search.
View our Ladder Safety technical bulletin that discusses the five factors for working safely from a ladder: selection; maintenance and inspection; carrying and moving; set up and preparation; and making the climb. For additional ladder safety resources, log in to the Risk Control Customer Portal and search “ladder safety” in the keyword search.
View our Workplace Electrical Safety technical bulletin. To view checklists, safety guides and more, log in to the Risk Control Customer Portal and search “electrical safety” in the keyword search.
View our Machine Safeguarding technical bulletin.