Systematiskt arbetsmiljöarbete vid Umeå universitet: En studie om det systematiska arbetsmiljöarbetet på institutionsnivå uppfyller kraven i lagstiftningen
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The purpose of this study was to investigate if the systematic management of the work environment at four departments at Umeå university lives up to the demands in the legislation, identify deficiencies and develop proposals for improvement. The methods that were used for completing this study were a literature study about work environment and related legislation and a then a practical study. The practical study consisted of two parts, interviews with head of department and work environment representatives and a questionnaire among the employees. The results show a number of deficiencies in the systematic management of the work environment. In order to live up to the demands in the legislation the departments have to implement risk assessments at changes in the organization, implement annual follow-ups of the systematic management of the work environment, start to control completed measures and include psychological and social factors. To get a more effective systematic management of the work environment the departments have to prioritize the work environment higher and enhance the employees commitment and knowledge. The conclusions of this study is that the systematic management of the work environment at this four departments at Umeå university partly lives up to the demands in the legislation, but they have a number of deficiencies that must be corrected.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 16 p.
systematic management of the work environment, work environment legislation, occupational injuries and diseases
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-90631OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-90631DiVA: diva2:729402
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health