Support Services Personnel Safety Survey

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SURVEY INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. ALL survey items must be answered.
  2. Once all survey items are completed, click on the Submit button at the bottom of the page.
  3. When you have submitted the survey, a "Thank You" note will appear.
Please select one:
  
7-Digit PIN:
Your rank/grade
Your age
Your Job
Total years in career field
Your time in this unit
Your Service/Organisation
My section adequately reviews and updates safety standards and operating procedures.
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Authorisations held by personnel in my section are closely monitored.
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Personnel in my section are adequately trained to safely conduct their jobs.
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Safety decisions are made at the proper levels by the best qualified personnel.
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Standards in my section are clearly defined.
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Standards in my section are enforced.
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My Squadron makes effective use of specialist staff (e.g., Medical, Chaplain, SSAFA, etc.) to help manage personnel with significant personal issues.
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My Squadron temporarily restricts personnel under high personal stress from undertaking safety critical duties.
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Personnel in my section are never given responsibilities without having first gained the necessary qualifications, skills and experience to perform safely.
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Personnel from my section always maintain the correct standards when deployed.
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Official guidance (e.g. Regulatory Articles, GASOs, Force Orders, TTP) is incorporated into day-to-day safety decisions in my squadron.
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My section accurately identifies hazards and assesses risks associated with its activity.
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Personnel who have made an inadvertent error will not be punished for it irrespective of the severity of the outcome.
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Squadron and section members, from the top down, incorporate risk management strategies into daily activities.
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My section actively uses human factors knowledge and error management principles to help improve performance and safety.
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Both routine and safety-related information are communicated effectively within my squadron.
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Effective communication flow exists with adjacent organizations.
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Shift handovers are carefully managed to ensure effective communication of pertinent information.
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My section uses pre-task briefing techniques to ensure that potential hazards have been appropriately considered.
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Feedback from safety investigations is sufficient and timely.
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My section has a reputation for high-quality performance.
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Deviations from approved procedures and safety rules are rare in my section.
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Individuals in my section report all adverse incidents and near misses.
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Training for personnel in my section is rarely postponed/cancelled.
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Individuals in my section are comfortable approaching supervisors about personal problems/illness.
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Most members of my section readily report safety violations, unsafe behaviours, hazardous conditions, or cases of human error.
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Quality Assurance is well-respected by my section.
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Safety days are effective in my section.
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Members of my section are never pressured, intentionally or otherwise, to cut corners to accomplish their tasks.
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Duty shifts and rest period policies are enforced in my squadron.
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Personnel in my section work effectively as a team.
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Conflicts between individuals in my section rarely degrade performance.
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Safety related secondary duties are sought after in my section.
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Morale in my section is high.
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Personnel in my section are provided sufficient volume and variety of tasks to maintain proficiency in all aspects of their duties.
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I always have adequate time to complete all aspects of my task in a safe and proper manner (including preparation, briefing, and paperwork).
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Working conditions are such that personnel are not affected by fatigue/extreme tiredness.
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My section has sufficient personnel to achieve our tasks safely.
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Required publications are current and used correctly in my section.
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The tools, equipment & IT provided are fit for purpose and serviceable.
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My work environment is conducive to good quality and safe working (e.g., temperature, lighting, noise levels, etc.). Note: Where the environment cannot be readily changed and available PPE and clothing is of a standard to make the conditions acceptable, this should be considered in your response.
Characters remaining: 400
The protective clothing and PPE provided is fit for purpose, serviceable, and readily available.
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Diversions and additional/secondary duties do not adversely affect organizational safety within my section.
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Post gapping in the last year has rarely caused difficulties in my section.
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There is an adequate number of experienced supervisors to meet the required level of supervision in my section.
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My managers and supervisors are actively engaged in the management and resolution of safety matters.
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My managers recognize individuals for their safety acts through awards and incentives.
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My managers are effective at finding the right balance between addressing safety concerns and the requirement to achieve a task.
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My managers and supervisors encourage reporting safety related occurrences or near misses.
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My managers always deal with errors, mistakes and rule breaking in a consistent manner in accordance with RAF Just Culture Policy.
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My managers and supervisors set a good example for compliance with policies, rules, and instructions.
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My managers never allow any deviation from documented procedures without first gaining proper authorisation for a change to the procedure.
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My managers and supervisors react well to unexpected changes.
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My managers and supervisors care about my quality of life.
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My managers and supervisors ensure that safety is effectively promoted.
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My managers and supervisors are successful in communicating lessons from safety events.
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Junior managers and supervisors are trusted to manage routine tasks.
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My managers engage with the workforce to resolve safety matters.
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The most hazardous activity I perform is . . .
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The next incident mishap in my unit will be caused by . . .
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The most significant action(s) my unit can take to improve safety is (are) . . .
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What is my unit doing right and why?
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Use this space to provide any concern that you would like to comment upon . . .
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