Arkiv | Regulars

Indonesia adopts the MLC

One in four employers in the transport sector say that they would find it hard to operate if they followed all the rules that apply. The information came from a survey conducted by the Work Environment Authority. A total of 3,200 employers participated from four sectors, in which transport and construction were the most vulnerable. […]

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Unfair competition endangers work environment

En av fyra arbetsgivare inom trans-portsektorn uppger att de skulle ha svårt att överleva om de följde gällande regler. Det här visar en undersökning från Arbetsmiljöverket. Totalt deltog 3200 arbetsgivare inom fyra branscher där transport och bygg var mest utsatta. Undersökningarna är en del av ett större arbete för att motverka osund konkurrens som kan […]

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Master Patrik Jönsson – Maritime analyst with a focus on safety

Early in his career, Master Patrik Jönsson realized that safety must come first in all work on board. These days he drives maritime safety and work environment issues at the Transport Agency. Patrik Jönsson says that all seafarers have two roles. One is their daily work, loading and unloading, cooking, cleaning, navigating or whatever else […]

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Questionnaire on the social work environment

Prevent, the work environment organisation, has drawn up a questionnaire for investigations into the psycho-social work environment. It includes questions about all aspects, from the volume of work and how much people can influence things to support from managers and general well-being. The survey can be downloaded from Prevent’s website. There is also a short […]

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Ergonomics on board – the film

Don’t spend all your leave recovering just to cope with the next shift! That is the message in seven short films on ergonomics produced for SAN’s Danish sister organisation, Seahealth. The films take up issues such as heavy lifting and awkward postures, and give advice on what you should think over before lifting.http://www.seahealth.dk/side/ergonomi-film

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Playful work environment conference in Lund

It was Sweden’s turn in August to arrange the largest work environment conference in the Nordic countries, arranged annually by the Nordic Ergonomics and the Human Factor Society (NES). Lund University hosted the conference with the theme of Joy At Work and almost 150 participants from 19 different countries made sure that job satisfaction was […]

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Updated training course

Training in basic safety for personnel on board ships under 500 tonnes gross in coastal traffic will be modernised. The theory part of the training will be updated and put online for general use. This work is being led by Skärgårdsredarna (“Archipelago Shipowners”) with financial support from the Swedish Mercantile Marine Foundation and the Swedish […]

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