The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) has created a survey to help identify workers that may be at an increased risk of injury/illness.
The survey assesses 4 dimensions of vulnerability:
- “the hazards workers face;
- the workplace- or organizational-level protection they’re offered in the form of policies and practices;
- their awareness of their health and safety rights and responsibilities; and
- the extent to which they’re empowered to take part in work-related injury prevention and to refuse unsafe work.”
To find out more about this research, including a link to the full list of survey questions, see IWH’s website at: IWH research on vulnerable workers leads to tool for measuring risk factors.