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Top 25 1926 Construction Standards Cited in 1999

  STANDARD DESCRIPTION TOT SER WIL REP OTH
1 1926.150(e)(2) Fire alarm code & instructions not conspicuously posted 81 0 0 6 75
2 1926.21(b)(2) No employee training in hazard recognition & control 67 62 0 0 5
3 1926.100(a) Hard hats not worn where required 62 56 0 3 3
4 1926.451(e)(1) Height of mobile scaffold >4 times min. base dimensions 55 40 0 5 10
5 1926.501(b)(1) No fall protection system when working >6' above lower level 50 43 0 3 4
6 1926.150(e)(1) No fire alarm system established 46 1 0 3 42
7 1926.404(f)(6) Grounding 45 7 0 4 34
8 1926.652(a)(1) No cave-in protection for employees in an excavation 43 37 1 3 2
9 1926.20(b)(1) No safety/health program 42 36 0 0 6
10 1926.1052(c)(1) No handrail/stair-rail on stairway with 4 or more risers 42 7 0 0 35
11 1926.150(c)(1)(i) Fire extinguishers not provided 41 2 0 1 38
12 1926.503(b)(1) No written certification of training for fall protection 41 25 0 0 16
13 1926.50(c) No first aid availability 37 5 0 0 32
14 1926.451(g)(1)(vii) No fall protection for employees on scaffolds 34 30 0 2 2
15 1926.451(b)(1) Space between scaffold planks and/or uprights >1" 33 25 0 1 7
16 1926.451(c)(2) Foundation for supported scaffold not adequate 33 22 0 2 9
17 1926.452(c)(2) No cross braces on scaffold 33 22 0 5 6
18 1926.503(a)(1) No training program for fall protection 32 24 0 0 8
19 1926.651(c)(2) Inadequate means of egress from trench excavation 29 25 0 1 3
20 1926.1053(b)(1) Ladder extension over upper landing <3’ 29 25 0 0 4
21 1926.150(c)(1)(iv) <1 fire extinguisher located on each floor of building 27 0 0 0 27
22 1926.405(g)(2)(iv) Cord grips - strain relief 27 1 0 1 25
23 1926.416(e)(1) Worn or frayed electric cords in use 26 1 0 1 24
24 1926.701(b) Protruding reinforced steel not guarded 25 19 0 1 5
25 1926.20(b)(2) No regular inspection of jobsite provision in safety & health program 22 21 0 0 1

Last Updated on 05/30/2000
By the Research and Technical Assistance Division