Arkiv | SAN NEWS 4 2017

New Work Environment Authority

A new work environment authority will be started up in January 2018. The aim is to gain more knowledge of the work environment at both national and international levels, and to create an organisation that can evaluate ongoing work environment policies. The authority will also support practical initiatives at workplaces. SEK 18.8 million has been […]

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Better leadership in workplaces with a hierarchy

Leadership skills are immediately challenged when an accident happens, but the foundations of good leadership are laid down in everyday working life. That is the opinion of Per Calleberg, a psychologist who works with leadership and crisis management in shipping, among other areas. The last speaker at the SAN conference was Per Calleberg from the […]

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SAN awards 2017 – Master the art of putting theory into practice

Despite her doctor’s title, the much appreciated lecturer and multiple award winner Cecilia Österman sees herself mostly as a seafarer. Perhaps that is the reason behind her ability to turn research results into practical measures on board. Her long list of merits shows clearly that this year’s SAN prize-winner knows the shipping industry inside out, […]

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Falsified and broken pilot ladders

The Transport Agency has issued a Safety Alert that false MED certificates for pilot ladders are in circulation. The falsification has been carried out within the framework of the Marine Equipment Directive 2014/90/EU and ships wheel markings. Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore SAS has not issued this MED certificate and the producer is not Marine […]

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Fixed fire extinguishing equipment

The Transport Agency has received two reports of fixed fire extinguishing equipment that has not worked as intended. In one of the cases the Agency has issued a Safety Alert. The problem was that a newer version of the sprinkler nozzle did not fit properly into the original brackets. This prevented full system pressure from […]

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