Dear colleague: I am currently studying for my Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health. As part of this Diploma I have to complete a 10,000 word project. I would be most grateful if you could spend a few minutes of your time to complete this questionnaire. Your participation in this study is completely voluntary. There are no foreseeable risks associated with this project. However, if you feel uncomfortable answering any questions, you can withdraw from the survey at any point. It is very important for me to learn your opinions. Your survey responses will be stricly confidential and data from this research will be reported only in the aggregate. Your information will be coded and will remain confidential. If you have questions at any time about the survey or the procedures, please do not hesitate to contact Jane Ball on ext 3037 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org [use the email address specified below for techincal problems]. Thank you very much for your time and support. Please start with the survey now by clicking on the Continue button below. Please ensure that you answer all questions!
EXAMPLE QUESTION: Please select your answere from the scale below - either agree, disagree or somewhere in between!
My level of education is:
My job here at JMU is classed as:
What does the word "Risk" mean to you? Explain
Health and safety at work is important
Health and safety is not my concern
If I see something is dangerous but it won't affect me, I leave it as it is not my concern
My safety is my mangers concern
Health and safety is about paperwork and filling in forms
The safety of my colleagues is nothing to do with me
Health and safety is for the welfare and benefit of workers
I feel that the understanding of Health and Safety increases with management responsability?
With job promotion I expect more health and safety responsibility
I can talk to my manager about safety matters
I talk to my manager about health and safety
Health and safety is a nuisance and interferes with my job
I feel that the job I do here at JMU dangerous to my health
If you have agreed with this statement - please explain why.
I feel that anything to do with Radiation is dangerous
If you agreed with this question, please explain why.
Which activity do you consider more risky than the others?
-- Select -- Walking home on a sunny afternoon Carrying out experients in a laboratory Changing a light bulb Smoking Travelling by train Travelling by plane Putting a waste paper bin fire out Riding a motorcycle
What do you need to make a balanced judgement whether or not to take a risk? (Tick one box only)
I feel that the knowledge of health and safety increases with age?
I feel that the understanding of health and safety increases with age?
Education is more important than experiance with regard to health and safety
I never attempt a task at work without full training
It's much better to do a job than to learn it from a course
I feel that the use / implimentation of health and safety increases with age?
I feel that I have had sufficiant training for me to do my job safety.
I feel that training influences peoples attitudes towards health and safety?
I would like more training on matters relating to health and safety
I would like to attend the following training courses relating to Health and Safety here at JMU? (Tick all that apply)