Voluntary Protection Program Survey

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LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT COMMITMENT

   
Leaders/Supervisors in my organization balance safety concerns with achieving mission tasks.

       
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Leaders/Supervisors in my organization are actively engaged in the safety program.

       
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Leaders/Supervisors in my organization participate in communicating safety goals to all personnel.

       
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Leaders/Supervisors recognize unsafe conditions and manage risks within my organization.

       
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Organizational leadership sets and monitors annual safety goals.

       
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In my organization members are pressured by supervisors to sign off work actions before they are completed.

       
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My organization encourages the reporting and evaluating of near-miss safety incidents (i.e., incidents when an accident almost occurs).

       
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When near miss incidents (i.e., incidents when an accident almost occurs) are reported in my organization, leadership uses the opportunity to improve procedures or training.

       
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EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT

   
I know my organization's safety and health goals.

       
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Peer influence discourages violations of MCOs/FMs/SOPs and other policy in my organization.

       
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Lack of experienced personnel has adversely affected my organization's ability to operate safely.

       
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Within my organization, effective communication exists up and down the chain of command.

       
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Organization members, from the top down, incorporate risk management into daily activities.

       
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In my organization everyone is responsible/accountable for safety.

       
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Individuals in my organization feel free to report hazardous conditions, unsafe behaviors, or safety violations.

       
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My organization considers, and implements if appropriate, personnel suggestions for improving operational and occupational safety.

       
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Employees participate in accident or incident investigations.

       
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My organization encourages personnel to provide recommendations, when appropriate, for incorporating operational and occupational safety requirements that go beyond the regulatory and policy requirements.

       
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I have seen first hand how VPP has increased personnel focus on safety.

       
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ATTITUDES OF SAFETY CULTURE

   
Signing off on personnel qualifications and training is taken seriously in my organization.

       
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In my organization production is considered more important than safety.

       
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Safety is part of planning in my organization.

       
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My organization has a reputation for high-quality performance.

       
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My organization is genuinely concerned about safety.

       
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Promotion of safety policies/procedures and safety compliance are evaluated parameters for annual performance evaluations and promotion consideration.

       
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Safety NCO/Unit Safety Representative positions are sought after in my organization.

       
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Conflicts between members degrade safety within my organization.

       
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Contractors are held to the same safety performance standards as Marines and civilians.

       
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I have heard of VPP and that it is being implemented at this organization.

       
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Violations of MCOs/FMs/SOPs and other policies are common in my organization.

       
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HAZARD PREVENTION & CONTROL

   
In my organization, safety is a key part of all operations.

       
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My organization adequately reviews and updates safety standards and operating procedures.

       
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In my organization procedural guidance (e.g., MCOs/FMs/SOPs) is available and current.

       
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Official guidance (e.g., MCOs/FMs/SOPs) is incorporated into day-to-day safety decisions in my organization.

       
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My organization has a published safety policy statement.

       
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My organization has a formal safety committee which holds regularly scheduled meetings.

       
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Safety decisions are made at the proper levels by the most qualified individuals in my organization.

       
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My organization uses Risk Management (RM) in its day-to-day operations.

       
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My organization uses Job Safety Analysis or Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) as a means to identify risk and risk mitigation for hazardous processes.

       
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TAD and deployment rates for the last year created safety problems in my organization.

       
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Workers are briefed on potential hazards associated with work activities in my organization.

       
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Available medical services are sufficient.

       
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VPP at this organization has had an impact in reducing mishaps and near misses.

       
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TRAINING

   
Training is often postponed/cancelled due to operational commitments in my organization.

       
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I am adequately trained to safely conduct my job.

       
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Safety education and training (in addition to ORM/JHA) is provided at least annually or whenever a change in recognized workplace hazards occur.

       
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Safety professionals or personnel trained in safety are available to assist me whenever I have a question or concern regarding safety.

       
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My organization holds regularly scheduled safety meetings.

       
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Safety days/standdowns are effective at reducing incidents in my organization.

       
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I believe operational readiness and operational safety are improved in my organization because of the way the organization safety officer promotes safety.

       
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Safety is included in new employee orientation.

       
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My organization has an emergency preparedness plan which is kept current, reviewed, and practiced at least annually.

       
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