8-Hour OSHA Top Ten Citations


8-hrs - one day          $399/person





Has your facility received an OSHA citation?

Are your managers, supervisors and employees prepared for an OSHA inspection?

Do you want to know what are the most common safety and health standards an OSHA inspector will review while conducting an inspection?

OSHA Compliance, Health and Safety Officers (CHSO) conduct over 30,000  workplace inspections each year throughout the United States.   These inspections may result in penalties up to $145,000 per violation!

This course is designed for owners, managers, supervisors and employees who need to understand the OSHA inspection process, the types of violations most commonly issued by a CHSO and how to move your facility safety culture in the right direction.


Inspection Process

Lessons related to the inspection process will address:

  • OSHA’s authority to inspect
  • Programmed vs Unprogrammed inspections
  • Conduct of inspections – facility tours, documentation requests, taking photographs and samples.
  • Types of citations issued: 
    • Other Than Serious
    • Serious
    • Repeat
    • Willful
  • Citation follow-up: posting citations, contesting a citation and abatement.

Top Ten Most Cited OSHA Standards

The top ten most cited OSHA Standards account for approximately 50% of all the citations issued by OSHA.    This course will highlight the nature of these citations and describe what programs and practices need to be implemented to prevent one of these citations from being issued, should your facility be inspected.    Top ten citations addressed in this course are:

Fall Protection   

29 CFR 1910.28-30 / 1910.140 & 1926.500-503

Hazard Communication

29 CFR 1910.1200 / 1926.59


29 CFR 1910.27 / 1926 Subpart L

Respiratory Protection

29 CFR 1910.134 / 1926.103

Ladder Safety

29 CFR 1926.1053 / 1910.23

Control of Hazardous Energy, “Lock Out Tag Out”

29 CFR 1910.147 / 1926.41

Powered Industrial Trucks 

29 CFR 1910.178 / 1926.602 (d)

Fall Protection Training

29 CFR 1926.503 / 1910.30

Personal Protective Equipment, PPE

29 CFR 1910.132 / 1926.95

Machine and Machinery Guarding

29 CFR 1910.212 / 1926.300




2023 Dates: September 15, October 26, December 14
2024 Dates:  February 13, March 12, July 16, August 15, September 13, October 23, December 13

NH CEUs = 0.8
Approved by the Maine Board of Underground Storage Tank Installers CECH = 2


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Online: OSHA Top Ten Citations