Work Accident Likelihood Assessment

The Work Accident Likelihood Assessment – Revised assesses whether a person’s personality, attitudes or behaviours might make them more prone to accidents at work.

Description

The Work Accident Likelihood Assessment – Revised assesses whether a person’s personality, attitudes or behaviours might make them more prone to accidents at work. Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • Harm-avoidance
  • Conscientiousness
  • Positive Attitude Towards Safety

This test provides the answers you need to make informed decisions.

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Purpose: The WALA-R assesses whether a person’s personality, attitudes or behaviours might make them more prone to accidents at work.

APPLICATION:

  • Pre-employment
  • Training Tool
  • Accident Prevention Programs
  • Team Assignment
  • Employee Management

6 WALA–R SCALES:

  • Sensation-seeking
  • Harm-avoidance
  • Conscientiousness
  • Positive Attitude Towards Safety
  • Attentiveness
  • Responsibility

 

No. of questions: 72
Question type: Situational, Self-report
Estimated completion time: 20 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment: N/A
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (Gender, Age)
Validation Information:
Sample Size: 4945
Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.91

Features

  • Benchmarks: Available (general population and 36 industries)
  • Interview Questions: Available
  • Group Comparisons: Available

 

Report Includes:

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Graphs
  • Detailed narrative interpretation
  • Areas of Concern
  • Impression Management
  • Advice

Work Accident Likelihood Assessment Factors & Scales:

Overall Score plus 6 scales:

  • Sensation-seeking: Assesses the degree to which a person has a desire for novel and exciting experiences.
  • Harm-avoidance: Extent to which a person steers clear of negative/harmful consequences.
  • Conscientiousness: Assesses the degree to which a person is rule-abiding, careful, responsible, and less likely to take unwise and dangerous risks.
  • Positive Attitude Towards Safety: Assesses a person’s attitude toward rules set in place for safety purposes, and whether he/she has a punitive attitude towards people who break these rules.
  • Attentiveness: Assesses how well and for how long a person is able to concentrate on taxing mental tasks.
  • Responsibility: Assesses whether a person takes responsibility for his/her actions, or has a tendency to blame other people/circumstances

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