Tools to Measure Safety Culture and Climate in a Healthcare Environment
- Many tools have been pioneered and used in other high-risk industries such as aviation, nuclear energy, transportation industries.
- Rigorously tested patient safety tools used in healthcare include:
- Patient and worker safety and safety culture often go hand-in-hand and share organizational safety culture as their foundation. Go to The Health Foundation – Evidence scan: Measuring Safety Culture for a complete list along with comparison of tools and measures.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides several documents/questionnaires on their Healthcare website. They include:
Page last reviewed: April 28, 2022
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health