Improve and Sustain Workforce Safety

Improve and Sustain Workforce Safety

The health care workforce is constantly susceptible to injuries, and even violence. Conversely, safe environments allow for much higher organizational performance across a range of metrics. Press Ganey research underscores that caregivers in a safe workplace have lower levels of burnout, find greater joy and meaning in their work, and exhibit higher levels of engagement.

Built on our industry leadership in patient safety and proven HPI safety methodologies, Press Ganey’s team of safety and reliability experts partner with health care leaders to improve and sustain employee safety with a comprehensive approach grounded in High Reliability science.

Press Ganey’s Workforce Safety Transformational Services include:

  • Assessing your culture, governance, and processes to prioritize what needs the most focus
  • Establishing key harm measures aligned with our Serious Safety Event Rates® (SSER®), Safety Event Classification® (SEC®) taxonomy, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards
  • Building High Reliability Organizing (HRO) leader skills and in-depth cause analysis methods across the enterprise through hands-on training
  • Reinforcing organizational learning to sustain performance


Featured Workforce Safety Resources

Blog Series > Workforce Safety Panel: A Data-Driven Approach to Reducing Workforce Injuries

Hospitals and health care systems must adopt a proactive approach to workforce injury prevention to become High Reliability Organizations (HROs), said a panel of safety and reliability experts from Press Ganey’s Transformational Advisory Services.

Video > The Virtuous Cycle of Safety

Hear how the importance of a safe work environment leads to a more engaged workforce and vice versa. Steve Kreiser, CDR, USN Ret., MBA, MSM, and Partner, Press Ganey Transformational Advisory Services, explains this virtuous cycle of safety in health care. Kreiser has more than 30 years of experience improving safety and reliability in naval operations, military and commercial aviation, and health

Article > Focused Efforts Advance Workforce Safety at Sharp HealthCare

Working with Press Ganey’s HPI safety experts, Sharp formed five Employee Safety Action Teams – Safe Patient Handling; Workplace Violence; Slips, Trips, and Falls; Blood and Body Fluid Exposures; Repetitive Motion Injuries – that conduct cause analyses of injuries and develop ways to prevent future occurrences.

Book > Zero Harm: How to Achieve Patient and Workforce Safety in Health Care

In Zero Harm, the world’s leading safety experts share practical, day-to-day solutions that combine the latest tools and technologies in health care today with the best safety practices from high-risk, yet high-reliability industries, such as aviation, nuclear power, and the United States military.