Take the 'pulse' of your safety culture

May 2011
Hospital Employee Health;May2011, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p54
The article emphasizes on hospitals measuring their safety climate, or taking the "pulse" of the safety culture, using a confidential employee perception survey. It mentions the surveys provided by the consulting service of the National Safety Council in Itasca, Illinois, which analyze injuries and injury rates to identify hazards, and ranks safety issues on a five-point scale. Included are comments from Terry Miller, manager of employee perception surveys at the council.


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