2014 Health & Safety Climate Assessment – Report to Health Force Ontario by PSHSA

Health and Safety Climate Assessment Project

PSHSA received funding from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, through HealthForce Ontario, to assess the health and safety climate of four Ontario healthcare organizations as a means to improve health and safety outcomes. A safety climate is a tangible output, or indicator, of an organization’s health and safety culture as perceived by individuals or groups at a point in time. The project was implemented to test and validate a health and safety climate assessment tool in the Ontario healthcare setting and determine opportunities to improve the assessment’s efficiency, effectiveness and scalability.

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