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Safety Climate for Road Workers and Supervisors

The questionnaire has been administered to both workers and supervisors in road maintenance, road and bridge construction, and central repair shops. It assesses safe work habits in production and performance, responsibility, indifference towards safety, individual communication, emphasizing cost-effectiveness or safety, and feedback. Extra items are provided for both supervisors and workers that assess giving and monitoring of instructions, clarity of instructions, safety inspections, diversity of work, importance of work, independence of work, discussions with workmates, personal...

Author of Tool: 
Niskanen, T.

Risk assessments and Safety Management in Workplaces

The questionnaire has been administered to both employers and workers. It solicits information on the employer/worker's company, the company's familiarity with the occupational safety and health (OSH) directive, the respondent's familiarity with OSH, whether the prerequisites for safe and healthy work are being met in the respondent's workplace, how safety management is being realised in their workplace, how OSH legislation has improved or changed safety practices in their workplace, how risk assessments are being carried out in their workplace, how the results of risk assessments are...

Author of Tool: 
Niskanen, T.

Risk assessment and safety compliance culture in the chemical industry

This questionnaire is suitable for administration to both employers and workers. It solicits information on the respondent's role in the company, the company's sub-branch of the chemical industry, whether chemicals are being used safely within the company, whether OSH directives are being followed, whether proactive measures are being used, whether retrospective data is being utilised, whether hazards within the workplace are being identified, how hazard and risk assessments are being carried out, how the results of risk assessments are being utilised, whether sufficient on-the-job...

Author of Tool: 
Niskanen, T.

Guernsey Community Participation and Leisure Assessment (GCPLA)

While The GCPLA is a checklist, it is intended to be used in a semi-structured interview format whereby the service user describes their experiences. If the service user has insufficient language then carers can be used as respondents. The GCPLA produces both quantitative and qualitative data for analysis.

The GCPLA was initially designed to support an individual planning system in the assessment and generation of community participation and leisure needs, and to monitor the outcomes of interventions designed to increase and enhance the individual service user's experience of...

Author of Tool: 
Baker, P. A.

Autism Parenting Stress Index (APSI)

Stress among parents of children with autism has been found to be particularly high. Core symptoms, as well as co-morbid behavioural and physical problems, have been found to affect parents' stress levels. The APSI was designed for clinical use to identify areas where parents need support with parenting skills, and to assess the effect of intervention on parenting stress.

The APSI was developed following many interviews of parents of children with autism. The Items fall into three categories: the core social disability, difficult-to-manage behaviour, and physical issues. Items are...

Author of Tool: 
Silva, L. M. T., & Schalock, M.

The Maximizing Scale and The Regret Scale

As the number of options available to a person increases so too does the burden of choice. For individuals identified as maximizers, added options pose problems as the individual must consider each and attempt to determine which would lead to the best outcome. When a selection is made, maximizers often feel doubt or a lingering regret.

The maximizing scale contains thirteen items, each rated on a seven point scale from completely disagree to completely agree. These items assess whether a person tends to try and maximize their outcomes or whether they are a satisficer who simply...

Author of Tool: 
Schwartz, B., Ward, A., Monterosso, J., Lyubomirsky, S., White, K., & Lehman, D. R.

Organisational Practices Questionnaire

The items in this scale can be organised into two different taxonomies: 1) dimensions of organisational practices and values related to safety management systems; and 2) the organisational culture models proposed by the Competing Values Framework.

The questionnaire consists of 4 sections. The first section presents a brief description of the project and specific instructions on how to fill in the questionnaire. The second section concentrates on background material both in relation to company information and about workers own personal information related to their job. The third...

Author of Tool: 
Díaz Cabrera, D., Hernandez-Fernaud, E., & Diaz, R. I.

Gratitude Resentment and Appreciation Test (GRAT) (Revised GRAT and Short Form GRAT)

The authors proposed several traits that that a grateful person would exhibit. A grateful person would not feel deprived in life, they would have a sense of abundance. They would acknowledge the contribution of others to their success and well-being, would appreciate life's simple pleasures, and would acknowledge the importance of experiencing and expressing gratitude. Their conceptualisation of gratitude was shown to correlate with measures of subjective well-being and positive affect.

The revised Gratitude Resentment and Appreciation Test (GRAT) consists of 44 items measuring...

Author of Tool: 
Watkins, P. C., Woodward, K., Stone, T., & Kolts, R. L.

Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS)

The Satisfacation with Life Scale (SWLS) is a short 5-item instrument designed to measure global cognitive judgments of satisfaction with one's life. Each question is rated on a seven point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree. The scale usually requires only about one minute of a respondent's time. It has been translated into over 20 languages, all translations are available on Dr. Diener's website (linked below).

Author of Tool: 
Diener, E., Emmons, R. A., Larsen, R. J., & Griffin, S.

Scale of Positive and Negative Experience (SPANE)

The scale of positive and negative experience (SPANE) is a 12-item questionnaire which includes six items to assess positive feelings and six items to assess negative feelings. For both the positive and negative items, three of the items are general (e.g., positive, negative) and three per subscale are more specific (e.g., joyful, sad). All items are rated on a five point scale from Very rarely or never to Very often or always. Italian and Arabic translations of the SPANE are also available.

Author of Tool: 
Diener, E., Wirtz, D., Tov, W., Kim-Prieto, C., Choi. D., Oishi, S., & Biswas-Diener, R.