Feb. 8: Results of Blitz on Supervisors at Construction Sites


During Sept. and Oct. 2012, MOL inspectors made 1,916 visits to 1,671 workplaces to gauge supervisory safety engagement on construction projects. They issued 5,327 orders and requirements during this blitz. The five orders that were most issued:

  • Related to fall protection (12.9% of all orders issued)
  • Related to the general duty clause (11.4%)
  • Stop work orders (8.9%)
  • Related to wearing a safety hat (6.4%)
  • Related to written emergency procedures (3.5%).