NOSACQ-50 Publications

Articles (a selection, in chronological order)

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.

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.

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 System Research 2013; 9(8):812-818.

Yosefi Y, Jahangiri M, Choobineh A, Tabatabaei H,  Keshavarzi S,  Shams A,  Mohammadi Y (2016) 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, 7(4), 326-330.

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 and 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.

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.

Ensari Özay, M., Yılmaz, A. & Uçan, R. (2020). Occupational Safety Culture of Accommodation Sector Employees in Balıkesir Province: NOSACQ-50 Survey. International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 6(2), 186-193.

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

Kartoğlu C, Senol YE & Kum S (2022). Safety culture of navigators in terms of bridge operations on high-speed crafts. Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs.

Doctoral, Master and Bachelor projects (a selection, in alphabetical order)

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

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 ( download

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 ( download

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

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

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 ( download ) .

Other publicised studies (a selection, in alphabetical order)

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 ( download

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