Top 10 workplace safety articles

A Safety+Health year-end list

Top 10 favorite articles

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 2023.


Published in 2023


Rising Stars of Safety

Rising Stars screenshot

Meet the 2023 Rising Stars of Safety – 36 young safety professionals who are making an impact.


7 tips for safe use of ladders

Worker on ladder

From 2017 to 2021, ladder-related incidents accounted for more than 800 deaths and 27,000 nonfatal injuries resulting in days away from work. “Ladders are safety equipment, not just a throwaway tool,” one expert says.


The 2023 CEOs Who “Get It”

2023 CEOs Who Get it

Meet the National Safety Council's 2023 CEOs Who "Get It" – seven leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health.


Salary Survey 2023

Salary Survey

Check out the results of our annual survey, conducted in partnership with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. How does your salary stack up?

New but projected to make the 2023 list


OSHA's Top 10

Top 10 quiz

We've got expanded coverage of OSHA's most cited standards for fiscal year 2023. Check out the Top 5 sections for each standard, the Top 10 "Serious" and "Willful" violations, the largest employer fines, a quiz on the industries that had the most citations, and a Q&A with OSHA's Eric Harbin.

From the archives, remaining popular in 2023


11 tips for effective workplace housekeeping

Workplace housekeeping

Every worker plays a part.


7 common workplace safety hazards

Common hazards

National Safety Council consultants identify what they see repeatedly when auditing worksites.


The Hierarchy of Controls

Hierarchy of Controls

A step-by-step path to eliminate or reduce hazards

Take the quiz


25 steps to a safer office

Office safety

Here are 25 tips you can pass along to reduce the risk of injury among your office staff.


OSHA’s General Duty Clause

General Duty Clause

Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 is intended to give OSHA a means to address hazards for which no standard is on the books.

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