NOSACQ-50 Publications

Articles (selection)

Pete Kines, Jorma Lappalainen, Kim Lyngby Mikkelsen, Anders Pousette, Jorunn Tharaldsen, Kristinn Tómasson & Marianne Törner (2011).  Nordic Safety Climate Questionnaire (NOSACQ-50): a new tool for measuring occupational safety climate. Int. J. Industrial Ergonomics, 41, 634-646.

Kari Kjestveit, Jorunn Tharaldsen & Kari Anne Holte (2011). Young and strong: What influences injury rates within building and construction? Safety Science Monitor, 15(2), article no. 5, 1-15 (Open access - download online).

Agnette Larsson, Lena Karlqvist, Mats Westerberg & Gunvor Gard (2012). Identifying workability promoting factors for home care aids and assistant nurses. BMS Musculoskeletal Disorders, 13(1), 1-11 (Open access - download online).

Frank Guldenmund, Bryan Cleal & Kathryn Mearns (2013). An exploratory study of migrant workers and safety in three European countries. Safety Science, 52, 92-99. 

Maria Bergh, Mohammad Shahriari & Pete Kines (2013). Occupational safety climate and shift work. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 31(1), 403-408.

Yousefi Y, Jahangiri M, Choobineh A, Tabatabaei SH, Nowrozi A (2013). Validity and Reliability of the Persian (Farsi) Version of Nordic Safety Climate Questionnaire (NOASACQ-50). J Health Syst Res 2013; 9(8):812-818.

Yosefi Y, Jahangiri M, Choobineh A, Tabatabaei H,  Keshavarzi S,  Shams A,  Mohammadi Y, Validity Assessment of the Persian Version of the Nordic Safety Climate Questionnaire (NOSACQ-50): A Case Study in A Steel Company. Safety and Health at Work, Available online 7 April 2016. doi:10.1016/j.shaw.2016.03.003.

Arifin KB, Abudin R, Razman MR, Ismail ZS, Ahmad M (2016). Safety climate assessment on priority, commitment and the efficiency of safety management. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 14(2), 142-146.

Forsell, K., Eriksson, H., Järvholm, B., Lundh, M., Andersson, E., & Nilsson, R. (2017). Work environment and safety climate in the Swedish merchant fleet. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 90, 161-168. doi.org/10.1007/s00420-016-1180-0

Luz S. Marína,Hester Lipscombc, Manuel Cifuentesd & Laura Punnette (2019). Perceptions of safety climate across construction personnel: Associations with injury rates. Safety Science, 118, 487-496, 

Brandt et al. (2021). Safety climate as a predictor of work ability problems in blue-collar workers: prospective cohort study. BMJ Open, 11:e040885;

Doctoral, Master and Bachelor projects

Andoh, M. (2013). The relationship between leadership style and safety climate: A case study of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Tarkwa-cil plant. Blekinge Institute of Technology. (download thesis)

Bergh, Maria (2011). Safety Climate - An evaluation of the safety climate at AkzoNobel Site Stenungsund. Master of Science Thesis, Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Product and Product Development - Division of Productions Systems, Gothenburgh, Sweden. ( download )

Bilal, Mian Farooq (2017). Determination of safety climate/culture in power plants using NOSACQ. Master Thesis. Superior College, Lahore, Pakistan. ( download

Dorsey, Veatasha (2014). Sociodemographic differences in perceptions of occupational safety climate. Master thesis. School of Public Health - Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, USA.

Jackson, Heather (2021). Benchmarking occupational safety performance of the coal and metalliferous mining industry in New South Wales, Australia. PhD thesis. The University of Newcastle, Australia

Kinik, Yusuf (2010).  Improving Safety Culture - A study performed at KLM Engineering & Maintenance. Master Thesis, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, Department of Maintenance, Reliability Engineering & Safety.

Krogh-Pedersen, Helene & Bjerg, Lars Henrik (2009). Master Thesis. A true safety culture. Master Thesis. Technical University of Denmark, Department of Management Engineering.

Larsen, Michael & Simonsen, Peter (2009). National expectations towards safety. (Nationale forventninger til sikkerhed - In Danish). Master Thesis. Technical University of Denmark, Department of Management Engineering.

Larsson, Agneta (2011). Identifying, describing and promoting health and work ability in a workplace context. PhD-thesis. Department of Health Sciences, Division of Health and Rehabilitation, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden ( download thesis ).

Mufidah, Ilma (2012). Safety climate evaluation in Indonesian ship building industries. Bachelor-project. Industrial Engineering Department, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS), Surabaya, Indonesia ( available soon for downloading ).

Prasetio, Fatih Dani (2012). The use of comparative test in safety climate assessment and the design of NOSACQ-50 questionnaire software. Occupational Safety and Health Engineering Department, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS), Surabaya, Indonesia ( download abstract ).

Ryan, Blaine (2021). Safety in Data Centre Construction: An investigation into safety climate and its relationship with safety performance. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland (download).

Ware, B. A. F. (2014). The relationship between affective organizational commitment and organizational safety climate: A quantitative correlational study. (3621448 Ph.D.), Capella University, Ann Arbor.

Other publicised studies

Frank Guldenmund, Mingli Chen, Bryan Cleal & Kathryn Mearns (2010). The relationship between accidents of foreign workers and their cultural background; an exploratory study. Delft University of Technology. Netherlands.

Harries J., Ford J., Kirby N. (2018) Translating into Practice the Recommendations of a Safety Climate Theory-Based Evaluation of Services Provided by Disability Support Workers. In: Leung MT., Tan LM. (eds) Applied Psychology Readings. Springer, Singapore, 263-279.

Heffernan C., Harries J., Kirby N. (2018) Theoretical Components of Workplace Safety Climate and Their Implications for Practice. In: Leung MT., Tan LM. (eds) Applied Psychology Readings. Springer, Singapore, 217-237.

Maria Bergh (2013). (An evaluation of safety climate among some of IPS's member companies). En utvärdering av säkerhetsklimat bland några av IPS medlemsföretag. COWI, Sweden. (In Swedish with English abstract). ( download report )

Vu, T., & De Cieri, H. (2015). A review and evaluation of safety culture and safety climate measurement tools (pp. 68). Monash University: WorkSafe Victoria.

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