A safety violation refers to the breach of a particular workplace safety standard, regulation, policy, or rule. Safety violations include the violation of safety policies created by an individual workplace and violations of the regulatory standards enforced within a given jurisdiction.

Research shows that fall protection is the most frequent safety violation in workplaces. We also came across a list from The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). They published a list of the most common safety violations in 2022. 

Remarkably, fall protection ranks as the number one most common safety violation for the 12th year in a row.

Safety Violations: What Are the Top 5 Most Common Violations of 2022?

  1. Fall protection
  2. Hazard communication
  3. Respiratory protection
  4. Ladders
  5. Scaffolding

How To Prevent Violations in Your Organization

Preventing these violations is possible. An EHS management platform can help with this. In fact, it stimulates the safety program in a positive way. For example, by deploying e-learning, you can prevent violations and thus improve employee safety. 

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