The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) keeps records not only of the most frequently cited standards overall, but also within particular industries. The most recent statistics from OSHA reveal the top standards cited in the fiscal year 2012 for the real estate industry. This top 10 list includes real estate operators, owners and lessors of real property, buyers, sellers, developers, agents and brokers.
*ACV (Average Cost per Violation) - The dollar amount represents the average cost per violation that employers in this industry paid in 2012. To understand the full capacity and scope of each standard, click on the standard number to visit www.osha.gov and view the language in its entirety. Source: OSHA.gov Design Â© 2012 Zywave, Inc.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jay Shelton is the Senior Vice President of Executive Risk at Assurance. With nearly 20 years of experience in the risk management experience, Jay leads the Executive Risk Team which focuses on both publicly traded and privately held Directors & Officers Liability, Errors & Omissions, Cyber, Crime, Employment Practices, Management Liability and other executive management coverages. His main responsibility is to identify and evaluate clients’ exposure and implement programs that will minimize risk. Jay is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He earned a Master's degree in Business Administration from Notre Dame University and Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Indiana University. Jay is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, Professional Liability Underwriter Society (PLUS) and Risk Management Society (RIMS).