NHUMAN PSYCHOSOCIAL RISK ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE
Risk factors in the workplace that can cause stress emerge as psychosocial risks. It includes organizational aspects of the job, social factors at work, work environment, equipment and hazardous tasks.
PSR-Q Questionnaire has been designed in accordance with international standards and cultural norms for psychosocial risk management as a psychosocial risk assessment tool that complements occupational health and safety (OHS) risk assessments in workplaces.
With the risk grouping system, it provides the framework for planning intervention and prevention efforts that correspond to the risk levels of the measured variables.
Besides being designed as an online assessment tool sensitive to carbon footprint, PSR-Q can also be integrated into face-to-face applications depending on the structure of the institution. It has been developed for both individual and organizational applications.
The International Labor Organization (ILO) uses the basic classification made by Cox in its studies on psychosocial risks.
According to this classification, psychosocial risks are considered as factors related to the content of the job and related to the context of the job.
While the psychosocial risk classification of the International Standards Organization (ISO) covers the basic classification made by Cox, it includes additional topics on current occupational health and safety issues that this basic classification does not address or detail in the psychosocial risks table.
With an inclusive approach, the classifications in the sources published by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the International Standards Organization (ISO); for the classification of psychosocial hazards that may arise in cases where psychosocial risks are not prevented;
- Factors related to the content and organization of the job;
Roles, Expectations and Job Designs in the Organization, Decision Freedom (Work Control or Autonomy) Organizational Change Management, Workload and Work Speed, Working Hours and Work Schedule
- Social factors at work;
Interpersonal relationships, Leadership Organization/workgroup culture, Recognition and reward, Career development, Support, Supervision, Courtesy and respect, Work-life balance, Workplace violence, Harassment, Bullying
- Work environment, equipment and hazardous tasks (environmental factors);
Three general headings are identified.
PSR-Q consists of 84 questions from 17 sub-dimensions in order to analyze the risk factors related to the organization and content of the work, the social factors of the work, the working environment, equipment and dangerous tasks that cause stress in the work life of the employees and affect the well-being of the employees. is a scale. sub dimensions ISO 45003:2021It was created on the basis of the Psychosocial Risk Management Standard.
For the reliability and validity studies of the PSR-Q Methodological studies including expert reviews, pilot tests, item correlation analyses, exploratory factor analyzes and confirmatory factor analyzes were conducted. The PSR-Q was found to have sufficient psychometric properties and was put into use as a scale with 17 sub-dimensions.