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Construction Depot

Safety and health newsletter for the Oregon construction industry

January 22, 2016

In this issue:

2015 Summary Infographics

Timeline of workplace fatalities reported to Oregon OSHA

Oregon OSHA's top 10 construction violations

Oregon OSHA's top 10 construction violations ranked by average penalty

 

Timeline of workplace fatalities reported to Oregon OSHA

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Logging suicidenatural causes         struck, crushed, othervehicle crashvehicle crash     struck, crushed, other   struck, crushed, other  
Tree service       natural causes                
Home improvement natural causes natural causes                    
Construction   fall       fall         natural causes  
Crane operations   struck, crushed, other                    
Road construction         struck, crushed, other vehicle crash            
Glazing     natural causes                  
Residential care natural causes                      
Group home   natural causes         natural causes          
Transportation   natural causes natural causes   vehicle crash   natural causes   struck, crushed, othervehicle crash     vehicle crashnatural causes
Delivery service     natural causes   vehicle crash              
Farming/Vineyard/Nursery   natural causes             natural causesstruck, crushed, other   natural causes  
Wireless communication     natural causes                  
Retail     natural causes natural causes suicide         natural causes   natural causes
Restaurant                 fall      
Local government natural causesdrugs natural causes   vehicle crash                
School district       natural causes                
College         natural causes         homicide    
Flight training             vehicle crash          
Property management             homicide          
Food processing               natural causesnatural causes        
Paper recycling             natural causes          
Manufacturing             natural causes          
Sanitation               vehicle crash        
Auto dealership                   natural causes    
Museum                   explosion    

natural causesNatural causes vehicle crashVehicle crash fallFall
struck, crushed, otherStruck, crushed, other homicideHomicide
suicideSuicide explosionExplosion drugsDrugs

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Timeline data source: DCBS, Workplace fatalities as initially reported to Oregon OSHA

Oregon OSHA's top 10 construction violations
(preliminary)

General fall-protection requirements              
Requirements for use of ladders                 
Documentation of safety committee meetings                   
Written hazard communication program                  
Certification of fall-protection training                    
Fall protection                       
PPE - Requirements for eye and face protection                       
Stair rails and handrails                      
Fall protection for wall openings                     
Lead exposure assessment                     
 
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Violations and penalty data source: DCBS, Oregon OSHA top 25 violations report 

Oregon OSHA's top 10 construction violations ranked by average penalty
(preliminary)

  Total initial penalties Penalty per violation
General fall-protection requirements $588,790 $2,309
Fall protection for wall openings $46,570 $1,455
Fall protection (scaffolds) $43,060 $957
Personal fall-arrest systems $20,250 $844
Protection of employees in excavations $19,190 $834
Personal fall protection for boom supported elevating platforms $14,060 $639
Fall protection training programs $18,300 $631
Requirements for use of ladders $93,025 $600
Employers' responsibilities $7,840 $392
Stair rails and handrails $8,385 $210

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Violations and penalty data source: DCBS, Oregon OSHA top 25 violations report 

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