Statewide Safety Perception Survey
In the Spring of 2017, the Department of Administration's Risk Management Division rolled out a five-year employee safety perception survey project. The main purpose of the project is to assess the statewide safety culture and identify improvement opportunities. Studies have shown that improving an organization's safety culture will result in fewer injuries.
The first of the three surveys occurred in 2017 and established baseline safety culture scores. The second survey was completed in spring 2019 with the final survey occurring in 2021. The results from the 2017 and 2019 surveys are posted below.
The survey was conducted to better understand the safety perceptions of our workforce and to create leading safety performance indicators correlated to injury reduction. The survey is expected to be conducted again during FY21.
Minnesota Department of Administration Risk Management Division
Kemal Munn, State Safety Coordinator
Todd Christenson, Safety & Loss Control Program Manager