Work Safety

The Work Safety Test is designed to screen and identify employees who are likely to be involved in workplace accidents, exhibit unsafe behavior and be less aware of hazards in the workplace. In only 15 -20 minutes, the Work Safety Test provides a quick, reliable, and detailed online assessment identifying which employees are likely to be involved in a workplace accident.

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What the Work Safety Test Measures

Personality and cognitive factors such as awareness have proven to be the most effective factors in predicting job-related injuries. Many work safety tests have been based on factors which have since shown by research proven to be irrelevant in predicting work-related behaviour, such as safety perceptions and workplace culture The Work Safety Test is based on factors shown by research to directly predict workplace accidents. By utilizing personality and cognitive factors as predictors, the Work Safety Test is a step forward in the assessment of employees’ likelihood of OH&S accidents.


The Work Safety test is aimed at assisting OHS and Health Safety Security Environments (HSSE) staff to:

  • Quickly identify people who are at risk of harming themselves or others in the workplace
  • Make effective recruitment and retention  decisions
  • Efficiently manage human resources by assigning higher-risk individuals to lower-risk environments therein potentially reducing OH&S / HSE risks and workplace accidents (including fatalities, lost time injuries and near misses)
  • Increase workplace productivity and efficiency
  • Potentially reduce losses resulting from work-related accidents, including compensation, turnover, loss of productivity and loss of income

Assessment scales

The Work Safety Test is a measure of personality and cognitive factors which have been demonstrated to predict workplace behavior. These include:

  • Accountable
  • Risk Management
  • Compliant with Rules and Regulations
  • Organised
  • Cognitive assessment
  • Spatial understanding

Technical Information

The Work Safety Test was developed and normed on employees in the resource and petrochemical industries. Keeping our tailored approach in mind, our experienced psychologists will tailor, modify, norm and validate the test to specific companies and industries.

Statistical analyses conducted on the Work Safety Test utilizing internal objective work safety data have found the instrument to have high reliability and validity.

To learn more about the Work Safety, and further discuss your needs, please contact one of our consultants: