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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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Book the SAN conference now!

If you’ve not yet booked the autumn SAN conference, it’s high time to do it now. The theme this time is the Organisational and Social Working Environment – a Challenge for the Shipping Industry. We will be talking about how the new regulation can be put into practice when working on board. We will also […]

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Subscribe to safety information

The Swedish Transport Agency summarises information about safety-related events four times a year (also published in SAN News). Starting this year, you can get your own subscription and have information sent directly to your inbox if you wish. Go to: http://www.transportstyrelsen.se/sv/Om-webbplatsen/prenumerera-pa-information/

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AFA supports work environment courses

Employers who want to train safety representatives and managers in work environment issues can obtain financial support from AFA Insurance. Compensation can be applied for course fees, travel and board during training for up to three days. Read more at: https://www.afaforsakring.se/arbetsgivare–fack/arbetsmiljoutbildning/las-mer-och-ansok/

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App for better shore leave

There is now an app that can help you as a seafarer when you go ashore during a stay in port. The app can show you information about the nearest seafarers’ club, local ITF representatives and reliable transport. It is also possible to write a review about maritime clubs you visit for others to share. […]

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Safe cleaning

Cleaners on board ferries often have heavy, stressful work – in common with many cleaners ashore. The work environment organisation Prevent has developed a website with tips on how to make cleaning work easier, which is aimed at cleaners and managers alike. Read more at http://www.prevent.se/allt-om-stad/

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Download information on chemicals

You can now download the Work Environment Authority’s new regulation on hygienic limits that will apply from 1 June 2016. The regulation is called AFS 2015:7 and contains 32 new or reduced limits and 58 new binding short-term limits. According to the Work Environment Authority’s estimate, there are around 550 companies that handle substances affected […]

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Series about systematic work environment management

The Work Environment Authority has had 13 different films produced about systematic work environment management (SAM). The first is an animated short film which briefly but clearly describes what SAM involves. The other twelve films are about the twelve paragraphs in the regulations. The films are part of the Work Environment Authority’s four-year action plan, […]

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