Measuring best practices for workplace safety, health, and well-being: the Workplace Integrated Safety and Health Assessment Journal Article uri icon
  • OBJECTIVE: To present a measure of effective workplace organizational policies, programs, and practices that focuses on working conditions and organizational facilitators of worker safety, health and well-being: the workplace integrated safety and health (WISH) assessment. METHODS: Development of this assessment used an iterative process involving a modified Delphi method, extensive literature reviews, and systematic cognitive testing. RESULTS: The assessment measures six core constructs identified as central to best practices for protecting and promoting worker safety, health and well-being: leadership commitment; participation; policies, programs, and practices that foster supportive working conditions; comprehensive and collaborative strategies; adherence to federal and state regulations and ethical norms; and data-driven change. CONCLUSIONS: The WISH Assessment holds promise as a tool that may inform organizational priority setting and guide research around causal pathways influencing implementation and outcomes related to these approaches.

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    publication date
  • 2018
  • Research
  • Occupational Health
  • Organizational Culture
  • Qualitative Studies
  • Questionnaires
  • Safety
  • Workplace
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  • 60
  • issue
  • 5