Informed Consent, Part One

INFORMED CONSENT FORM
INTRODUCTION
The title of this research study is: Training and Subcontracting as Accident Predictors: A Quantitative Correlational Study of the Telecom Industry.
Dr. Hester, President of Hubble Foundation and adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University, is now seeking participants to be involved in a research project. The purpose of the study is to examine the relationship between worker training, subcontracting, and workplace accidents.

RESEARCH
KEY INFORMATION
·         How do I know if I can be in this study?

o   You can be in this study if you:

·         Are at least 18 years old.

·         Actively climb cell phone structures.

·         Have at least a five-year history as a cell tower climber with climbing experience.

·         Be willing to answer questions about race, age, and gender.

·         In the past five years have worked for a subcontractor within the telecommunications industry.

o   You cannot participate in this study if you:

·         Are NOT at least 18 years old.

·         Do NOT actively climb cell phone structures.

·         Have NOT at least a five-year history as cell tower climber with climbing experience.

·         Are NOT willing to answer questions regarding race, age, and gender.

·         In the past five years have NOT worked for a subcontractor within the telecommunications industry.

·         What am I being asked to do? If you agree to be in this study, you will be asked to:

o   Complete one anonymous online survey 

o   Complete the survey within the next three weeks

o   Complete the survey from any computer or mobile device

 ·         Who will have access to my information? Participation is voluntary and anonymous. If you decide to stop the survey, you may exit the survey, and none of your answers will be used in the study. Only Dr. Hester and Dr. Bridier will have access to your survey.

·         Possible risks? There are no possible risks or discomfort linked with this study

·         Who will have access to my information? Participation is voluntary and anonymous. If you decide to stop the survey, you may exit the survey, and none of your answers will be used in the study. Only Dr. Hester and Dr. Bridier will have access to your survey.

·         Possible risks? There are no possible risks or discomfort associated with this study Any direct benefits for me? No, there are no direct benefits for you personally.

·         Any paid compensation for my time? No, you will not get paid for completing the survey.

How will my information and/or identity be protected? No information is linked to the survey, they are anonymous surveys and there is no chance of the consent form being linked to you.


 
PRESENTATION OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
The authors intend to complete the study and use the findings to publish in an academic journal on workplace safety in construction or telecommunications.

 

Question Title

* 1. Do you agree to the informed consent to participate in the research?

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