Top 10 workplace safety articles

A Safety+Health year-end list

Top 10 workplace safety articles in 2022

With thousands of articles to choose from and millions of pages viewed annually on the Safety+Health website, readers were most drawn to these 10 occupational safety articles in 2022.


Published in 2022


Rising Stars of Safety, Class of 2022

The National Safety Council presents the Rising Stars of Safety, Class of 2022 – a group of young safety professionals with a proven track record of safety leadership in their organization and are dedicated to continuous improvement.


Salary Survey 2022

In Safety+Health’s annual Salary Survey we break down safety pro salaries by job title, experience, education level and more.


The 2022 CEOs Who 'Get It'

Safety+Health presents the National Safety Council’s 2022 CEOs Who “Get It” – nine leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health.


The Hierarchy of Controls

A look at the framework, and how it can lead to "the implementation of inherently safer systems, where the risk of illness or injury has been substantially reduced."


New but projected to make the 2022 list


OSHA’s Top 10

Discover the most frequently cited standards, plus the highest penalties of the year and more.

From the archives, remaining popular in 2022


7 common workplace safety hazards

Members of the National Safety Council Consulting Services Group travel across the country – and the world – to visit worksites and conduct safety audits. They share with Safety+Health seven hazards they frequently spot, and offer advice on preventing them.


11 tips for effective workplace housekeeping

Good housekeeping is crucial to safe workplaces. Experts agree that all workplaces – from offices to manufacturing plants – should incorporate housekeeping in their safety programs, and every worker should play a part.


Recognizing hidden dangers: 25 steps to a safer office

A job where most of the work tasks are completed while sitting in a chair in a climate-controlled office building would seem less fraught with danger. However, a surprising number of hazards can be present in an office setting.


Reporting near misses

Observing and abating hazards before someone gets hurt is vital to ensuring worker safety, and a near-miss program can help. Learn what near misses are, how they work, and how to collect reports on them.


Returning to work after a stroke

Employers need to understand “invisible impairments” of survivors, experts say.

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