WALA assesses whether a persons personality, attitudes, and behaviors might make him or her more prone to accidents at work.



No. of questions: 72

Question type: Situational, self-report Estimated completion time: 20 minutes Shorter versions of assessment: N/A Recommended age level: 18+ Qualification Level: Class A Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age)


Report Includes:




Detailed narrative interpretation

Areas of concern

Impression Management



Factors and Scales:

Overall Score plus 6 scales:

Sensation-seeking: Assesses the degree to which a person has a desire for novel and exciting experiences

Harm-avoidance: Extent to which a person steers clear of negative/harmful consequences

Conscientiousness: Assesses the degree to which a person is rule-abiding, careful, responsible, and less likely to take unwise and dangerous risks

Positive Attitude Towards Safety: Assesses a persons attitude toward rules set in place for safety purposes, and whether he/she has a punitive attitude towards people who break these rules

Attentiveness: Assesses how well and for how long a person is able to concentrate on taxing men- tal tasks

Responsibility: Assesses whether a person takes responsibility for his/her actions, or has a tendency to blame other people/circumstances

WALA (Work Accident Likelihood Assessment)