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How is safety climate measured? A review and evaluation.

Shea T, De Cieri H, Vu T, et al. How is safety climate measured? A review and evaluation. Safety Sci. 2021;143:105413. doi: 10.1016/j.ssci.2021.105413.

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October 20, 2021
Shea T, De Cieri H, Vu T, et al. Safety Sci. 2021;143:105413.

Assessing safety climate is critical to understanding how organizational efforts can improve safety. This review identified deficiencies and inconsistencies in the way that safety climate has been conceptualized and measured. The authors underscore the importance of a consistent approach to measuring safety climate in order to evaluate its impact on patient safety outcomes.