Instruction for completing the Nordic Occupational Safety Climate Questionnaire - NOSACQ-50

Before starting a survey it is important that you have read the soft guidelines for use of NOSACQ-50 and inform the participants.

Before starting a survey it is important that you have read the soft guidelines for use of NOSACQ-50 and inform the participants.

The information about the survey to the participants can be given verbally or through other media (e-mail, internet, article/noticein a company paper). The information should include the following aspects: 

  • Why the survey is being carried through
  • Which groups in the company are participating
  • That participation is voluntary – but the higher participation rate the more acurate the results
  • That participants fill in the questionnaire anonymously
  • That reporting of the results are in anonymous form
  • Procedures for how the results will be used

Prior to filling out the survey the participants should be given a short instruction on how to fill in the questionnaire, including:

  • Read the instructions on page 1 and 2 of the questionnaire
  • Read the questions carefully – some items are reversed/negated
  • Be sure to answer all questions – even though some questions may appear very similar