The Workplace Safety Solution is designed for entry-level positions to measure the competencies and experiences that underlie successful and safe performance in the workplace. This solution measures one’s general tendency to behave safely in the workplace using a variety of assessment types including personality traits, safety-related situational judgment, and biodata. Potential job titles that use this solution are: Material Handler, Shipping Operator, Driver, Forklift Operator, Crewman, Mechanic, and Receiver.
Job Level: Entry-level
Job Family/Title: Safety
Average Testing Time (minutes): 21 minutes
Time Allowed: Unlimited
Number of Questions: 107
Number of Sittings: One
Question Format: Multiple Choice Adaptive
Achievement: This component measures the tendency to set and accomplish challenging goals. This trait is characterized by working hard, taking satisfaction and pride in producing high quality work, and being competitive.
Collaboration: This component measures the tendency to be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others, and the extent to which he/she values harmony among coworkers. People high on this trait are accepting of other people and value cooperation.
Compliance: This component measures the tendency to acknowledge and respect authority, and to accept and comply with rules. This trait is demonstrated by trustworthiness, protecting sensitive or confidential information, following required procedures, and honoring one’s commitment to the organization.
Confidence: This component measures the tendency to have belief in one’s own ability to get the job done. This trait supports optimism in the face of rejection and a feeling of being successful and competent in a variety of areas.
Reliability: This component measures the tendency of a person’s responsibility for his/her own actions and a commitment to performing assigned tasks. This trait is characterized by reliability, proactive involvement in work, and a dedication to complete even the most mundane tasks.
Safety Judgment: This measures the tendency to make good judgments about how to safely and efficiently perform job duties in environments that may be unpredictable or dangerous. This type of judgment is characterized by making good decisions regarding the priority of safely performing job duties, advocating safe work practices, and using sound judgment about what to do in unsafe situations.
Safety Orientation: This measures the work history, personal experiences, and achievements related to occupational success in industries and jobs that focus on safety. This is characterized by scores derived from responses regarding safety training, adherence to rules and procedures, and other personal and professional experiences.