Safety climate/attitude surveys Safety climate/attitude surveys (eg. RSSB safety culture survey; HSE Climate survey) Description • Questionnaires designed to elicit workforce attitudes on key aspects of safety culture. • Generally the whole workforce is surveyed.
Advantages • Allows all the workforce’s views to be considered. • High profile – and if used correctly can help to enhance belief in the company’s commitment to health and safety. • Reveals current attitudes & perceptions towards safety and safety management. • Can clearly point to issues that need to be addressed. • May be capable of identifying issues in some aspects of the safety management arrangements. Limitations • May only identify some inadequacies of the safety management systems. • High profile raises workforce expectations about responses – can lead to management losing credibility if response perceived as being inadequate.
• High response rates required to ensure results fully reflect organisation’s culture – this can be difficult to achieve unless implemented well. • Results often do not directly identify what underlying issues cause responses hence: - need to do further investigations to interpret results; - understanding the problem does not necessarily identify how to improve When and how to use • As part of a committed safety culture improvement programme as a high profile intervention AND when prepared and committed to respond to the outcomes.
• Repeat surveys (every 18 months – 2 years) for benchmarking and sign of continuing commitment. • As a way of enabling all employees to participate in a safety improvement activity. Steven Wilson Insurgentes Rapidshare Files.
Download PDF PDF download for Hospital Safety Climate and Safety Outcomes: Is There a Relationship in the. Differences in safety climate among hospital anesthesia departments and the effect of a realistic simulation-based training program. Comorbidity Software Version 3.4. Safety climate/attitude surveys (eg. RSSB safety culture survey; HSE Climate survey). Questionnaires designed to elicit workforce attitudes on key aspects of safety culture. Generally the whole workforce is surveyed. Allows all the workforce's views to be considered. High profile – and if used.