QUESTIONNAIRE FOR EMPLOYEES

The following questions concern people who work.

1.         Do you work?

yes

1

 

no

2

to the end of the question bloc

2.         What is you company's/institution's main field of activity (LIST)

agriculture, foresty, hunting

1

fishery

2

mining

3

food processing

4

textile, clothing and leather industry

5

wood processing

6

metal industry

7

chemical industry

8

electronic industry

9

other processing industry

10

power, gas and water supply

11

construction

12

wholesaling and retailing, technical maintenance and repair

13

hotel, catering

14

transportation, communication, warehousing

15

finance, insurance

16

real estate, renting services, other business services

17

personal service

18

education, healthcare, culture

19

state and local authority

20

other (specify)

21

3. How many employees work for your company/institution?

up to 9 employees

10 - 19 employees

20 - 49 employees

50 - 149 employees

150 - 249 employees

250 - 499 employees

500 or more employees

don't know

4. How satisfied are you, very satisfied, rather satisfied, rather not satisfied or you are not satisfied at all, with your company's/institution's ...

working culture

1

2

3

4

5

working conditions

relations between people

working hours flexibility, meaning possibility to unify work and family life

5. Have you had work related health problems in case of your current employer because of ...

... work related accident

1,

... occupational disease

2,

... intense relations at work

3,

... or in your opinion due to other work related factor

4,

8. Please evaluate on 10-point scale, how big is in your company, where you work, risk to have occupational diseases or other work related diseases? 10 points means big risk and 1 point, don't have risk at all.

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

9. Which of the critical factors based on the working environment, working conditions or the work characteristics, do you consider dangerous to your health?

dust

1,

noise

2,

vibration

3,

bad lightening

4,

lack of ventilation

5,

temperature (high, low)

6,

dangerous chemicals

7,

forced position, monotonous

8,

physical load

9,

mental stress

10,

other_________

11,

don't have such kind of factors

12

Giving assessments to different sides of company's/institution's working environment on a 10-point scale, where 1 means completely negative and 10 completely positive, how many points would you give to your company...

10. workingconditionsingeneral

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11. design/ furniture of your workplace

12. work related daily living conditions (dressing- and washing rooms, toilet, coffee rooms)

13. physical difficulties of your work

14. mental stress caused by your job

15. job influence to the health

16. job dangerousness

What factors cause that stress..........

17. What kind of changes would you expect in your working environment, that you were more satisfied with that than now?

______________________

18. In your opinion, how much the employer pays attention to the working conditions, the employer...

tries to insure the employees as good working conditions as possible

1

follows that everything was in order

2

the attention is rather formal

3

don't pay attention to the working conditions

4

don't know

5

19. During the last two years, has there, in your company, based on the employers initiative....         (yes, no)

trained/instructed you in work related accidents' questions

1,

have done measurements, surveys about the working conditions

2,

you have been directed to health control

3,

organised first-aid training

4,

made heath insurance contracts to you

5,

improved your working conditions

6,

If not then ask about every factor:

How important do you consider, taking into account your company/institution, that the employer would...

20. train/instruct work related accidents' questions

1

2

3

4

5

21. organise measurements, surveys about the working conditions

22. direct employees to health control

23. organise first-aid training

24. make heath insurance contracts to employees

25. improved working conditions in your work place

very necessary

1

rather necessary

2

rather unnecessary

3

completely unnecessary

4

don't know

5

26. Has there, in your company, been chosen working environment representative, who represents employees interests?

yes

1

(Q. 27)

no

2

(Q.28)

don't know

3

 

27. Your company's working environment representative...

has already mediated employees problems to employer

1

is in your opinion ready to do it

2

or he/she is in that position rather formally

3

don't know

4

28. If you have problems or you are not satisfied with your working conditions or with something related to that, then would you do something with that or you usually turn to someone, like for example to.....

company's/institution's manager

1

department manager

2

working environment specialist

3

working environment representative

4

labor union trustee

5

someone else (specify) _______________

6

don't do anything

7