"As a safety officer, you must become a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and some employers will also require you to be authorized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). During an interview, you'll be asked to demonstrate your knowledge of OSHA policies, local health and safety policies, and your ability to train employees. Prepare to answer behavioral questions meant to test how you would react to various hazards in the workplace and what extra measures you would take to ensure the safety of all employees. ."
Aside from conducting the typical organizational survey, please identify specific steps you would take to improve the culture of safety, for inpatients, outpatients, visitors, and staff.
The organization is results driven organization - so the best response to this question is to use Lean Concepts and rapid cycle testing of research based ideas that have been effective. Be ready to discuss the plan in some detail - bring handouts of past success.