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Welcome to the emergency response templates
Welcome to the emergency response templates

An overview of the emergency response templates

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Written by Jared Ellis
Updated over a week ago

What can I learn from this page?

An overview of the emergency response templates

Who is this guide for?

Account Admins, Survey Admins, Survey Creators

Emergency Response and COVID-19 Templates

We know that looking after your employee experience is most crucial in times of emergency or disaster. Our People Scientists designed several survey templates in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Other use cases for these templates include unanticipated situations, such as natural disasters, public relations or financial crises, and national tragedies.

The templates can be used to gather employee feedback on organizational response to unique and fast-changing or emergency situations.

💡 Tip: Learn how to launch the Emergency Response Surveys through this guided course on Culture Amp Training.

About the surveys

Learn more about the science behind in this article. In brief:

  • We focused on topics we know are most pertinent to companies and employees during times of crisis or uncertainty, including Communication & Awareness, Business Continuity and Wellness & Support.

  • We designed questions to understand how confident employees are in company response, how supported they feel and whether there has been a proactive response from the business.

  • We developed an outcome measure to give you an overall view on how the situation is being perceived and handled.

What’s the difference between the templates?



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Full Emergency Response

Applicable to all types of emergencies and can be used as a question bank

COVID-19 Pandemic Response

To establish a baseline during COVID-19

We’ve pulled out the questions which are most important during a pandemic and changed the tense of the questions to assess the currently unfolding situation (e.g., We are adapting well to changes in work conditions (i.e. remote work))

COVID-19 Example Pulse

An example question set for pulsing at a frequent cadence (i.e., fortnightly) as things change rapidly

10 rating questions plus one open text that includes the highest drivers from the COVID-19 Response. However, as always, our surveys are completely customizable because we know each company's experience is unique

COVID-19 Employee Wellbeing Survey

To understand and support employee's emotional, social, and physical wellbeing during this time. Can be sent as a standalone survey or select a sub-set of wellbeing questions to add to a broader survey (i.e. COVID-19 Response or current Engagement survey)

Our guide covers the science behind, the top 10 questions, and how to amend questions given your context

Remote Work Question Set

To be used as a bank of questions around remote working that can be added to other feedback surveys

Our guide explains what a question set is, the factors included, and how to compare remote and non-remote experiences

Prepare for Returning to the Workplace Survey

To help your organization plan an effective transition back to the workplace. Designed to go out before the transition back to the workplace begins, and, where possible, before the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Our guide covers the questions, important self-report demographics to include, and the nuances of sending to a global workforce

Access the Emergency Response and COVID-19 Templates

To get started collecting emergency response feedback from your organization, login to your account and access the COVID-19 Pandemic Response templates library.


Reach out to if you have questions about accessing the templates.

Learn more about how to survey during an emergency here.

How to know how you're doing

Our benchmarks include data from all of the surveys listed above.

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