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ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES

   
The Safety Management Plan for my organisation (Cmd/Group/Stn) is used to guide how we manage safety.

       
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The Safety Management Plan for my organisation is fit for purpose (clear, unambiguous and reflects accurately how we undertake safety management).

       
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The Safety Management Plan for my organisation is easy to locate.

       
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Personnel in this HQ refer to higher level Safety Management Plans (e.g. SDH SMP (RAF AP8000), ODH SMP) to ensure that our activity is compliant with higher level safety policy.

       
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Higher level Safety Management Plans are easy to locate.

       
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Higher level Safety Management Plans are fit for purpose (clear and unambiguous).

       
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On appointment to this HQ individuals are made aware of their safety responsibilities in a formal and auditable manner.

       
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This HQ has an effective means by which it identifies current and potential hazards.

       
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This HQ implements appropriate control measures to mitigate risks to levels that are both tolerable and ALARP.

       
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This HQ draws on diverse sources of information in a coordinated manner to identify and understand hazards and potential risk scenarios.

       
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Safety analysis undertaken by or on behalf of this HQ is comprehensive and robust.

       
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This HQ undertakes a structured programme of self-audits on its processes and procedures.

       
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This HQ’s Safety Management System is audited by a third party assurance body in accordance with a documented audit plan.

       
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This HQ has effective means by which it gains safety assurance of subordinate formations.

       
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Orders owned by this HQ are adequately reviewed for on-going validity and compliance with higher level policy and regulation.

       
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The safety forums chaired by this HQ are effective.

       
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The safety forums attended by this HQ are effective.

       
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All significant decisions made by this HQ take due account of the advice of safety SMEs.

       
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This HQ draws on the support of the Safety Centre staff (RAF Safety Centre/Stn Safety Centre/Both) to assist in its efforts to promote high standards within the HQ.

       
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ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE

   
This HQ gives proper consideration to safety issues across all aspects of its operation.

       
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This HQ firmly resists demands that cannot reasonably be met within the available resource in a manner that is both safe and sustainable.

       
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Any direction given by this HQ to surge is always carefully managed with a clear backstop and recovery phase built in to the planning.

       
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The leadership in this HQ demonstrate a clear commitment to safety.

       
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Personnel in this HQ have a clear understanding of their responsibilities in delivering a robust Safety Management System.

       
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This HQ is effective at providing support to subordinate formations to address issues that are outside the subordinate formations ability to resolve.

       
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The opinions of all personnel in this HQ are respected irrespective an individual’s rank.

       
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The departments in this HQ communicate well with each other.

       
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This HQ communicates well with its senior HQ.

       
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This HQ communicates well with peer formations.

       
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This HQ communicates well with subordinate formations.

       
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This HQ communicates well with Duty Holder facing organisations.

       
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Within my department there is a good understanding of Just Culture principles and the different approaches required for managing errors, mistakes, and violations.

       
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Within my department there is a good understanding of Human Factors principles.

       
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Personnel in this HQ have adequate opportunity to refresh Human Factors knowledge.

       
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The department in which I work performs to a high standard.

       
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My department works well as a team.

       
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Morale in this HQ is high.

       
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RESOURCES

   
This HQ has appropriate expertise to undertake its safety functions effectively.

       
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Personnel in this HQ are used flexibly to deliver best effect based on their expertise rather than rank.

       
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Gapping of posts in this HQ is not affecting its ability to manage safety effectively.

       
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The equipment and IT provided within this HQ are fit for purpose and serviceable.

       
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The software provided contributes to me working effectively.

       
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My work environment is conducive to good quality and safe working (temperature, lighting, noise levels, etc.).

       
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MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISION

   
This HQ promotes regular, structured, and meaningful ‘safety days’ (or equivalent) in subordinate formations.

       
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This HQ rewards its individuals for notable safety related behaviours/acts.

       
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This HQ rewards individuals from subordinate formations for notable safety related behaviours/acts.

       
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This HQ actively encourages its subordinate formations to reward safety acts on a local basis.

       
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This HQ draws on the support of the RAF Safety Centre to assist in its efforts to promote high standards within its subordinate formations.

       
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The leaders/managers in this HQ understand where the HQ needs to take strategic action to assist its subordinate formations in achieving a strong safety environment.

       
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The leaders/managers within this HQ set a good example for compliance with policies, rules, and instructions.

       
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The leaders/managers within this HQ manage change effectively.

       
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My managers care about my quality of life.

       
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