Safety Climate Questionnaire
NOSACQ-50 contains seven safety climate dimensions, comprising 50 items with 22 items evaluating management policies, procedures and practices, and 28 items evaluating workgroup ditto.

Evidence-Based Assessment Rating Profile


Sample Items


Relevant Literature:

  1. Bergh, Maria. (2011). Safety Climate: An evaluation of the safety climate at AkzoNobel Site Stenungsund. Department of Product and Production Development, Chalmers University of Technology. Retrieved from
  2. Frank Guldenmund, B. C. (n.d.). An exploratory study of migrant workers and safety in three European countries. Safety Science, 52, 92–99. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2012.05.004

  1. Kines, P., Lappalainen, J., Mikkelsen, K. L., Olsen, E., Pousette, A., Tharaldsen, J., … Törner, M. (2011). Nordic Safety Climate Questionnaire (NOSACQ-50): A new tool for diagnosing occupational safety climate. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 41(6), 634–646. doi:10.1016/j.ergon.2011.08.004

  1. Kjestveit, Kari, Tharaldsen, Jorunn, & Holte, Kari Anne. (2011). Young and strong: What influences injury rates within building and construction? Safety Science Monitor. Retrieved from
  2. Larsson, A., Karlqvist, L., Westerberg, M., & Gard, G. (2012). Identifying work ability promoting factors for home care aides and assistant nurses. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 13(1), 1. doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-1

  1. Larsson, Agneta, Karlqvist, Lena, Westerberg, Mats, & Gard, Gunvor. (n.d.). Promoting healthy work and a safe work environment in home care services in Sweden.