Arkiv | In Brief

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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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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More deaths, fewer injured

The number of fatalities among seafarers on ships in European waters or in other parts of the world under an EU flag has increased over the last five years. In 2015 there were 96 deaths among shipboard employees, of which just over 60 were on cargo ships. In contrast to this figure, the number of […]

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Focus on age at the work environment parliament

This year’s work environment parliament was held on 28 October in Stockholm under the heading ”Healthy Workplaces for All Ages”. The theme was about making the most of different ages’ advantages and preventing age-related restrictions in working life. The work environment parliament is an annual event arranged by the Work Environment Authority. (Work Environment Authority)

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