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Most Frequently Cited Standards for 2003

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Surface Nonmetal 01/01/2003 - 12/31/2003
# of Viols. Percent * Standard and Title Compliance Tips
252 11.13% 56.14107(a)
Guarding of Moving Machine Parts
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174 7.69% 56.14132(a)
Horns and Backup Alarms
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164 7.24% 56.14100(b)
Safety Defects; Examination, Correction and Records
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70 3.09% 56.20003(a)
Housekeeping
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66 2.92% 56.12004
Electrical Conductors
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66 2.92% 56.14101(a)(2)
Parking Brakes
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66 2.92% 56.12032
Inspection and Cover Plates
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63 2.78% 56.11001
Safe Access
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61 2.69% 56.14112(b)
Guard Construction
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45 1.99% 56.11002
Handrails and Toeboards
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45 1.99% 56.9300(a)
Berms or Guardrails
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40 1.77% 56.4101
Warning Signs
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37 1.63% 50.30(a)
Preparation and submission of MSHA Form 7000-2--Quarterly Employment and Coal Production Report.
 
36 1.59% 56.12008
Insulation and fittings for power wires and cables
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35 1.55% 56.12030
Correction of Dangerous Conditions
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50 2.42% 56.12028
Testing grounding systems
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30 1.33% 56.5001(a) / 56.5005
Exposure limits for airborne contaminants
 
29 1.28% 47.41(a)
Requirement for container labels
  
25 1.10% 56.11012
Protection for openings around travelways
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23 1.02% 56.14112(a)
Construction and maintenance of guards
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20 0.88% 56.14100(b)
Safety Defects; Examination, Correction and Records
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20 0.88% 56.4201(a)(1)
Inspection
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19 0.84% 56.18010
First Aid
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18 0.80% 56.14130(g)
Roll-over protective structures (ROPS) and seat belts
 
18 0.80% 56.18002(a)
Examination of working places
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* Percent of total violations written at this type of operation.