The Electrical Council of Florida


Patrick Kapust, Deputy Director of OSHA's Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented the Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2019 at the NSC Congress & Expo during the National Safety Council's annual gathering of safety professionals last week in San Diego.

Fall Protection – General Requirements again tops this year's list for the ninth consecutive year. Lockout/Tagout moved up to Number 4 this year, while Eye and Face Protection, a newcomer to last year's list, remains in the No. 10 spot.

The Top 10 preliminary violations for Fiscal Year 2019 are:

1. Fall Protection - General Requirements (6,010 violations)
2. Hazard Communication (3,671 violations)
3. Scaffolding (2,813 violations)
4. Lockout/Tagout (2,606 violations)
5. Respiratory Protection (2,450 violations)

6. Ladders (2,345 violations)
7. Powered Industrial Trucks (2,093 violations)
8. Fall Protection - Training Requirements (1,773 violations)
9. Machine Guarding (1,743 violations)
10. Eye & Face Protection (1,411 violations)


Special Thanks to our Premier Corporate Sponsor:

Please check out the following calendar of events for September, October and November that have chapter events scheduled. If you would like like to attend, please contact the local chapter for all the details.  These are great opportunities to attend a neighboring chapter event and network with other ECF members.

Tuesday, September 17 - Federated Insurance Webinar
Federated Insurance Sponsored "Dangers of Hidden Human Resources Mistakes"

Tuesday, September 24 - Federated Risk Management Seminar
Sept. 24th Federated Insurance Risk Management Seminar

Thursday, September 26 - Ridge Policy Committee Meeting
September Ridge Policy Committee Meeting

Thursday, September 26 - Pinellas Chapter Meeting
Pinellas Chapter General Membership Meeting

 Friday, October 18 - Edison Chapter Golf Tournament
Edison Chapter Fall Golf Tournament

Monday, October 21 - Central Chapter Annual Golf Tournament
ECF Central Chapter Annual Golf Tournament

Thursday, October 24 - Pinellas Chapter Meeting
October Pinellas Chapter General Membership Meeting

There is still time to sign up for the ECF Annual Conference Cruise

Check out the new "End of Summer" Value Pricing 
Call Kirsten at 321-689-5706 or email her at:

Thursday, November 14 -18 ECF Annual Conference Cruise
2019 Annual Meeting & Cruise

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