BNSF Safety Survey.

BMWED is asking all BNSF maintenance of way employees to take a few minutes to complete the following safety survey. The purpose of this survey is to uncover unspoken safety concerns and identify strengths as well as weaknesses with regard to BNSF’s safety policies and procedures. We ask that you please answer all 17 questions Thank you for your feedback and ideas!

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* 1. This is a confidential survey - your personal information and individual responses will not be shared with BNSF at any time.

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* 2. How safe do you feel at work?

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* 3. How much pressure do you feel from railroad management to take "safety short cuts" (this includes working without enough help or equipment) to get the job done?

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* 4. Do you feel like you are given an adequate amount of time to do your job safely?

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* 5. Has the BNSF maintained an adequate work force to provide and maintain a safe working environment?

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* 6. Do you feel you are given adequate training to do your job safely?

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* 7. Does BNSF management support your adhering to Federal Safety regulatory minimum standards?

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* 8. Have you witnessed or experienced BNSF management pressuring maintenance of way employees to remove slow orders when no remedial action has been performed?

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* 9. If you answered “Yes” to question 8, how often does BNSF management apply pressure to remove slow orders when no remedial action has been performed?

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* 10. Does BNSF Management hold subcontractor employees to the same safety standards and operating rules as BMWED workers?

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* 11. Do you think BNSF would retaliate against you if you raised a good-faith challenge against unsafe procedures to accomplish a specific task or assignment?

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* 12. Under current BNSF sick leave policies and procedures how likely are you and coworkers to come to work feeling ill?

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* 13. Would you still come to work while sick if you had paid sick days?

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* 14. On a scale of 1-10:  Do you feel Covid-19 is a safety concern at your job site?

(1 = Not a safety concern at this time; 10 = A severe concern at this time.)

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* 15. Have you observed BNSF Managers violating Covid-19 Company Policy for social distancing, masking/PPE and Covid-19 exposure reporting and isolation?  Please mark all that apply:

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* 16. Does BNSF replace PPE before it is no longer adequately protective?

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* 17. What are BNSF’s biggest abuses of the Union Contract that endanger you and your BMWED Brothers/Sisters?

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