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Top 10 Most Cited Standards for the Construction Industry

Cal/OSHA has released its list of the 10 most cited safety standards in the construction industry. The list includes excavation, portable ladders, heat illness, and more. Learn about all 10 standards, how you can avoid citations, and how to help your employees stay safe on the job.

Construction workers discussing use of safety gear in preparation for work

You'll learn:

  • The top 10 most frequently cited Cal/OSHA standards for the construction industry
  • Reasons why these standards are often cited and the actions to take to help avoid receiving citations
  • Cal/OSHA responsibilities
  • What free resources we have to help you stay compliant and keep your employees safe

Presented by State Compensation Insurance Fund

Lynn McGowan, Loss Prevention Engineer
Linda Ives, Senior Loss Prevention Consultant
Jessi Garcia, Loss Prevention Engineer


For more information, see the Construction Top 10 Resource Sheet.


The above evaluations and/or recommendations are for general guidance only and should not be relied upon for medical advice or legal compliance purposes. They are based solely on the information provided to us and relate only to those conditions specifically discussed. We do not make any warranty, expressed or implied, that your workplace is safe or healthful or that it complies with all laws, regulations or standards.

State Compensation Insurance Fund is not a branch of the State of California.