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Safety Perception Surveys

Our surveys are available in both paper and online formats and can be translated into any language to fit the needs of your organization.

Download a detailed side-by-side comparison of our safety perception survey forms.

Side-by-side Comparison of Safety Perception Surveys

FORMAT SAFETY BAROMETER OSCAR BASIS
Number of standard survey items   50 140 131-200
Average time to complete survey (minutes) 10-15 30-45 30-60
Standardized statements on a five-point agree/disagree scale        
Benchmarking to NSC Database      
Rating and ranking of safety program management practices      
Specialized questions for management, supervisors, and      
Written comments      
Comparison of responses across employee subgroups      
OBJECTIVE
Assesses overall quality of safety management system      
Signals overall problem areas in need of further study or immediate corrective action      
Assesses the visibility of safety components and activities among employees      
Assesses perceived effectiveness of safety components and activities      
Assesses the level of informal and formal employee involvement in safety activities      
Quantifies most beneficial recommendations for safety component/activity improvement      
Describes collective values and norms that guide an organization’s management team      
Assesses the degree to which the same values and norms used to manage an organization’s business are operative in its safety management system      
Highlights inconsistencies between business and safety management at each organizational level      
Provides recommendations about what should be done to improve safety in the context of an organization’s total management style      
TOPICS COVERED
Management participation      
Supervisory participation      
Employee participation      
Safety support activities      
Safety support climate      
Organizational climate      
Management planning and organization      
Supervisor/worker interaction in relation to planning, decision-making, training, and control      
Employee opportunity for input and commitment to safety program support      
Facilities/equipment design      
Inspection and maintenance      
Motivation and communication methods      
Integration of safety into business management system      
Comparison of business vs. safety management practices with respect to:
  • Leadership
  • Information and analysis
  • Communication
  • Decision-making
  • Planning and organization
  • Goal-setting
  • Motivation
  • Control
     
 
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Katherine van den Bogert
Marketing and Client Communications Specialist
Research & Safety Management Solutions
 
Phone: (630) 775-2046
E-mail:
Katherine.vandenbogert@nsc.org
 
 
 

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