The snapshot survey: an x-ray view

Cooper, Ryan and Fogarty, Gerard J. (2015) The snapshot survey: an x-ray view. Aviation Safety Spotlight, 3. pp. 34-39.

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The annual Snapshot Survey run by the Directorate of Defence Aviation and Airforce Safety (DDAAFS) of the Australian Defence Force was introduced in 2013 in an effort to strengthen the organisation’s surveillance of
safety culture. With nearly 9,000 respondents and the release of more than 160 individual reports to commanding officers, the 2015 Snapshot Survey could be viewed as a success.Based on the Job Demands-Resources (JD-R) model, it is an example of an organisational initiative that has both immediate and long-term benefits. This article describes the model underlying Snapshot, the various scales used to define the major components of the JD-R model, and how commanders can use survey results to improve the performance of the units for which they are responsible.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
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Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2016 04:58
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2016 01:17
Uncontrolled Keywords: safety climate; job resources; job demands; fatigue; stress; errors; compliance
Fields of Research (2008): 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170107 Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Fields of Research (2020): 52 PSYCHOLOGY > 5201 Applied and developmental psychology > 520104 Industrial and organisational psychology (incl. human factors)
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920505 Occupational Health
A Defence > 81 Defence > 8101 Defence > 810101 Air Force

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